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Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Chapter 1: Following Web Standards

In This Chapter

check.png Following web standards

check.png Finding out about W3C standards online

check.png Using the right DOCTYPE

check.png Understanding the differences between HTML, XHTML, and HTML5

check.png Discovering why CSS is better than HTML for styling

check.png Writing Section 508–accessible code

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Web standards are an important part of the web design process that every designer, coder, and programmer needs to understand and use. The standards generally focus on how a web page works under the hood, but they can also have some significant implications for a site’s design. Most importantly, these standards help ensure that anyone and any device (such as a screen reader or search engine robot) using the web — regardless of their browser, device, or operating system — can view the content on a web ...

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