Introduction

Over the past decade, the Web has become completely integrated into the fabric of society. Most businesses have websites, and it’s rare to see a commercial on television that doesn’t display a URL. The simple fact that most people now know what a URL is speaks volumes. People who didn’t know what the Internet was several years ago are now reconnecting with their high school friends on Facebook.

Perhaps the greatest thing about the Web is that you don’t have to be a big company to publish things on it. The only things you need to create your own website are a computer with access to the Internet and the willingness to learn. Obviously, the reason you’re reading this is that you have an interest in web publishing. Perhaps you need ...

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