Identifying Content Structure

Setting up the document hierarchy by defining the order of page content is an important step in the process of developing your site. In this exercise, and throughout this lesson, you’ll be defining the architecture of the material through a number of HTML formatting options, also known as structural markup. The correct way to use this kind of markup is to organize and structure content—not for the visual styling of material. HTML formatting is extremely limited in terms of design—you don’t have a great deal of control over size, spacing, and alignment because the options are intended for describing document hierarchy, not to create the graphic appearance. You’ll work on visual treatments and adjustments to the look ...

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