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CSS and the document object model (DOM).
Designed to enhance a Web user’s experience, DHTML includes the following features:
While DHTML enhances the website user’s experience, the technology may also be frustrating for users when it is used incorrectly. For example, a website menu with flashy DHTML animations can easily confuse user navigation. Another DHTML issue occurs when Web developers attempt to create cross-browser DHTML, which is very difficult.
For Web developers, DHTML poses the following problems:
As a result of these problems, Web developers must determine whether DHTML enhances the user experience in any given context. Most Web developers abandon complex DHTML and use simple cross-browser routines to improve user experience, as opposed to integrating excessive DHTML visual effects.