O'Reilly logo

The Essential Guide to CSS and HTML Web Design by Craig Grannell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. An Introduction to Web Design

In this chapter:

  • Introducing the Internet and web design

  • Working with web standards

  • Working with XHTML

  • 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, largely because it enables you to present your wares to the entire world on a 24/7 basis. But the technology's origins were more ominous than and very different from the ever-growing, sprawling free-for-all ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required