Chapter 4. Working with Text

On the surface, working with text in Expression Web is very much like using any word processing program. Unlike with word processing, however, you should not format your Web text (bold, italic, font size, and so on) as you enter it. It’s true that in the early days of the Web, you often applied font and style tags in the same as-you-worked fashion as word processing. Modern Web standards, however, try as much as possible to separate what the text says (its content) from how it looks (its appearance or presentation).

That’s in part because a Web page may be read on a cell phone screen or a page-sized monitor. By separating content from presentation, it’s much easier to create codes that allow your Web pages to automatically ...

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