Chapter 9. building for the web

building for the web

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  1. Building for speed

  2. Building for compatibility

  3. Fixing a broken site

  4. Building for accessibility

  5. Building your site to last (Plus: Following web standards)

  6. Building the backend

For many site owners, building is the most intimidating step in starting a web site. The plan they can read; the design they can see. But the building process is shrouded in mystery. They know it happens, but they have no idea how.

It’s natural, actually. As Arthur C. Clarke famously said, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” And the magic that makes your web site work can be confounding indeed—obscured ...

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