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HTML5 and CSS3: Visual QuickStart Guide, Seventh Edition by Bruce Hyslop, Elizabeth Castro

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1. Web Page Building Blocks

In This Chapter

A Basic HTML Page

Semantic HTML: Markup with Meaning

Markup: Elements, Attributes, and Values

A Web Page’s Text Content

Links, Images, and Other Non-Text Content

File Names

URLs

Key Takeaways

While Web pages have become increasingly complex, their underlying structure remains remarkably simple. The first thing you should know is that it’s impossible to create a Web page without HTML. As you will learn, HTML houses your content and describes its meaning. In turn, Web browsers render your HTML-encased content for users.

A Web page is primarily made up of three components:

Text content: The bare text that appears on the page to inform visitors about your business, family vacation, products, or whatever ...

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