In old-fashioned HTML, the only way to change the appearance of elements in a document
was to give them extra attributes or to wrap them in extra tags, such as
center to center them horizontally or
font to change the
font style or color. This meant that if you wanted the paragraphs or the headers in your
document to look a certain way, you had to add a bunch of attributes and tags to
every single one of them. This quickly adds a lot of noise to such
documents and makes them annoying to write or to change.
Well, people ...