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Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile by David Karlins

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Linking to a stylesheet

Having quickly surveyed the basic techniques required for creating an HTML5 web page with text, images, headings, lists, and links, let's turn to an even more compressed survey of defining and linking that page to an external CSS stylesheet.

External Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) files have been, for some time, the standard way to format web page content, replacing earlier steps in the evolution of web design, such as using data tables for page design, or HTML attributes (for example, color=red) for formatting.

We'll return to meshing styles and HTML for designing pages in the next chapter when we structure page content using the new HTML5 elements that are associated with different kinds of content (such as articles, headings, ...

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