Chapter 2

Web Page Essentials


In this chapter:

  • Creating HTML5 documents
  • Understanding document type definitions
  • Using meta tags
  • Attaching external documents
  • Working with the body section
  • Using CSS for web page backgrounds
  • Commenting your work

Starting with the essentials

You might wonder what’s meant by this chapter’s title: web page essentials. This chapter will run through everything you need to do with a web page prior to working on the layout and content, including creating the initial documents, attaching external documents to HTML files, ...

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