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Spring Into HTML and CSS by Molly E. Holzschlag

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Chapter 1. Building an HTML Page

Web documents are meant to be constructed logically. You must have certain elements in place for your document to conform and validate. Conformance means that the document actually follows the language and language version in which it is being written. Validation is the technical process by which we test conformance, allowing us to find errors and fix mistakes.

The first thing you can do to make absolutely certain that your pages are given the best fighting chance at conformance is to begin with all the required and structural elements that are needed before you begin to add text and other content.

Ironically, it's only been in hindsight that the majority of people working on websites have improved upon ...

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