Chapter 2

Getting More Out of HTML

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Organizing content in a web page

check Writing HTML lists

check Creating HTML tables

check Filling out HTML forms

“I’m controlling, and I want everything orderly, and I need lists.”

— SANDRA BULLOCK

Even your best content needs structure to increase readability for your users. This book is no exception. Consider the “In This Chapter” bulleted list of items at the top of this chapter, or the table of contents at the beginning of the book. Lists and tables make things easier for you to understand at a glance. By mirroring the structure you find in a book or magazine, web elements let you precisely define how content, such as text and images, appear on the web.

In this chapter, you find out how to use HTML elements such as lists, tables, and forms, and how to know when these elements are appropriate for your content.

Organizing Content on the Page

Readability is the most important principle for organizing and displaying content on your web page. Your web page should allow visitors to easily read, understand, and act on your content. The desired action ...

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