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INTRODUCTION

  • About this book
  • How the web works
  • Learning from other pages

Firstly, thank you for picking up this book. It has been written with two very different types of people in mind:

  • Those who want to learn how to design and build websites from scratch
  • Anyone who has a website (that may be built using a content management system, blogging software, or an e-commerce platform) and wants more control over the appearance of their pages

The only things you need in order to use this book are a computer with a web browser and a text editor (such as Notepad, which comes with Windows, or TextEdit, which comes with Macs).

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Introduction pages come at the beginning of each chapter. They introduce the key topics you will learn about.

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Background pages appear on white; they explain the context of the topics covered that are discussed in each chapter.

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Example pages put together the topics you have learned and demonstrate how they can be applied in each.

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Reference pages introduce key pieces of HTML & CSS code. The HTML code is shown in blue and CSS code is shown in pink.

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