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InterACT with Web Standards: A holistic approach to web design by Denise Jacobs, Glenda Sims, Christopher Schmitt, Chris Mills, Leslie Jensen-Inman, Lars Gunther, Derek Featherstone, Virginia DeBolt, Erin Anderson

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Chapter 13. Headings and Paragraphs

by Chris Mills

Now that we have covered some general essentials of using HTML and CSS to structure and style web pages, we will give you some detailed treatments of implementing specific web page features. And what better place to start than basic plain ol’ text? After all, text is central to most web pages, so learning how to deal with it is of great importance.

In this chapter we will look at the proper usage of the most important elements you’ll need to mark up text, from paragraphs and headings to slightly more specialised features such as quotations, subscript and superscript, and emphasis. We will also look at the most important CSS properties for styling basic text.

We won’t be looking at any CSS that ...

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