Here is the Basic Technique for writing a Signature Box Code.
First find your Signature Box. Go to Mail and on the Top of the page click on Settings.
Then Click Signature. That it is your Signature Box where you write the html codes.
THE VERY FIRST ENTRY IN THE SIG BOX MUST BE----REPEAT---MUST BE--<HTML>.
NOT EVEN NOTHING--NADA--ZERO--NIL--ZILCH CAN PRECEDE IT.
THE LAST ENTRY MUST BE---</HTML>
PLACE YOUR CODES BETWEEN
<HTML> AND </HTML>
Use only one opening <HTML> tag and one closing </html> tag for your signature
For a Single Colored background with a colored text write
Here are three great color charts
140 Netscape Color Chart
The Professor's List Of Colors where you can convert the
Color Name to the HEX Value
and the HEX Value to the
R G B
value that is required on some Banner Generators
This is the basic Background code
The BGCOLOR attribute may be added when using the BACKGROUND attribute so that a dark TEXT is more visible when writing a message.
This is the basic image code
This is the basic Music code
Where n is the number of times you want the music to repeat.
Here is what the 3 basic codes look like together in the
<body background="http://bg url" text="color">
<img src="http://image url">
<bgsound src="http://music url">
And here is what they look like with the actual working url's in them.
The <center></center> tags
are added to center the image
<body background="http://d21c.com/leprofesseur/starb.gif" text="olive">
For good code technique the codes should be tightened up so they look like this. You can do this after you get the basic code working. Just put the cursor in the left margin, immediately preceding an opening angle(lesser than) bracket
and press Delete. The tightened up code should look like this
Please transload them to your Home Page if you wish to use them.
The first Simulated Signature Box will open a 500 pixels wide page window which will be below the Simulator when the Preview Button is pressed.
The second Simulated Signature Box is a very realistic simulation of your email page as it will produce a Side Bar that is similar to the one you see when you receive a message.
The Professor has also provided an HTML Testbed where you can view your coding as it would appear on a Web Page.
It is IMPORTANT to remember to always scroll out of the Signature Box and press Done after writing in the
This will help to prevent losing your Sig.
Always bring up the
WRITE SCREEN TWICE
to see the EFFECTS of any changes that you have made to your
This can be easily accomplished by pressing Erase on the
Side Bar Menu
One of the great enjoyments of Web Tv is the ablity to be able to add Images to your E-Mail.
The Professor has shown you how to write a Basic Signature Code. Here is a means of finding the size of that Image that will make your Signature special.
One word of caution. Dom not remote link to these files but upload to your own web page.
You will notice that when viewing the completed code
that the Wolves will have a
around them. That was accomplished by adding the border attribute to the
Basic Image Code
<img src="http://d21c.com/leprofesseur/wolf.gif" border="10">
To view the completed code
View Star Background
and happy HTMLing