1.1. Introduction: a practical review of XHTML

This chapter is an introduction to the Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language (XHTML) from a practical point of view, starting with simple Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) pages and moving on quickly to XHTML documents and Web site design. You will learn how to write XHTML pages, build a functional Web site on the Internet, and get it registered on some of the most popular public search engines. Along with the Web page design, some detailed information on what happens inside the browser is also provided so that the communication and science behind the Web pages, browser, and the World Wide Web can be understood. Very little background knowledge is assumed and readers with some experience of using ...

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