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HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Andy Harris

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Chapter 4

Managing Information with Lists and Tables

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding basic lists

arrow Creating unordered, ordered, and nested lists

arrow Building definition lists

arrow Building basic tables

arrow Using rowspan and colspan attributes

You'll often need to present large amounts of organized information, and HTML has some wonderful tools to manage this task. HTML has three kinds of lists and a powerful table structure for organizing the content of your page. Figure out how these tools work, and you can manage complex information with ease.

Making a List and Checking It Twice

HTML supports three types of lists. Unordered lists generally contain bullet points. They're used when the order of elements in the list isn't important. Ordered lists usually have some kind of numeric counter preceding each list item. Definition lists contain terms and their definitions.

Creating an unordered list

All the list types in HTML are closely related. The simplest and most common kind of list is an unordered ...

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