Chapter 1

An Introduction to Web Design


In this chapter:

  • Introducing the Internet and web design
  • Working with web standards
  • Working with HTML
  • Understanding and creating CSS rules
  • Creating web page boilerplates
  • Organizing web page content

A brief history of the Internet

Even in the wildest dreams of science-fiction and fantasy writers, few envisioned anything that offers the level of potential that the Internet now provides for sharing information on a worldwide basis. For both businesses and individuals, the Internet is now the medium of choice, ...

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