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HTML Dog: The Best-Practice Guide to XHTML & CSS by Patrick Griffiths

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Chapter 10. Multiple Media

CONJURE AN IMAGE in your mind of someone looking at a web page. Go on, just do it. Humor me.

Chances are you will be thinking of someone sitting at a desk with a desktop or laptop computer displaying the web page in all its lavish glory on a 15- to 30-inch color screen. In all likelihood, the majority of people looking at your web pages will be in this situation, but there will also be those who can’t use a screen at all, an increasing number of people who are using all sorts of mobile devices to access the web, and even just those who simply want to print out a web page.

Web pages can be accessed and consumed in many ways.

The good news is that if you’ve been building your pages following web standards then you’ll ...

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