What is Dynamic HTML ?


There is no such a thing as Dynamic HTML as a programming or scripting language. DHTML is a marketing term coined by Microsoft and Netscape describing a series of technologies intoduced in the 4.0 versions of both of their browsers. Dynamic capabilities were added to the 4.0 browsers.

What makes a web page dynamic ?

HTML Flavors

There are three flavors of HTML.

These web pages will concentrate on Cross-Browser DHTML. Cross-Browser DHTML works in both Netscape and the Internet Explorer.

The Three Flavors of DHTML

Netscape-Specific DHTML

Microsoft (Internet Explorer) - Specific DHTML