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HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One, Sams Teach Yourself: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, Second Edition by Julie C. Meloni

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Chapter 1. Understanding How the Web Works

What You’ll Learn in This Chapter:

A very brief history of the World Wide Web

What is meant by the term web page, and why that term doesn’t always reflect all the content involved

How content gets from your personal computer to someone else’s web browser

How to select a web hosting provider

How different web browsers and device types can affect your content

How to transfer files to your web server using FTP

Where files should be placed on a web server

How to distribute web content without a web server

How to use other publishing methods, such as blogs

Tips for testing the appearance and functionality of web content

Before you learn the intricacies of HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), ...

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