In This Chapter
Understanding basic lists
Creating unordered, ordered, and nested lists
Building definition lists
Building basic tables
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.
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.
All the list types in HTML are closely related. The simplest and most common kind of list is an unordered ...