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11. Designing Web Pages with HTML

Dave Wolf and A. J. Henley2

(1)New York, USA

(2)Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, USA

HTML (hypertext markup language) is a markup language for creating web documents (web pages). The main function of a browser is to receive the web page as HTML from the web server and display it. The browser applies all fonts, styles, and layouts specified by the HTML tags and CSS property values. This content can be further manipulated by using JavaScript, the programming language of the browser.

The document object model (DOM) is a representation of your HTML document as a tree structure. ...

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