Building a Custom Master Index Template

There are a number of reasons you might want to go with a completely customized design, including

  • You already have a Web site and are interested in incorporating Movable Type within the design of that site, even if it means hiring someone to handle the site design.

  • You are adept at markup and CSS, or would like to be, and want to give the process a try.

  • You don't fancy using pre-existing templates and don't feel they provide enough of a personal flavor for your goals.

For this section, you're going to learn the basic needs of an XHTML document, how to effectively mark up content, and how to add style to the document in a variety of ways.

It's very important to understand that we're not going to be using the ...

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