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Introducing HTML5, Second Edition by Remy Sharp, Bruce Lawson

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Chapter 2: Text

Bruce Lawson

NOW THAT YOU’VE marked up the main page landmarks with HTML5 and seen how a document’s outline can be structured, this lesson looks deeper to show how you can further structure your main content.

To do this, you’ll mark up a typical blog with HTML5. We’ve chosen a blog because over 70 percent of web professionals have a blog (www.aneventapart.com/alasurvey2008), and everyone has seen one. It’s also a good archetype of modern websites with headers, footers, sidebars, multiple navigation areas, and a form, whether it’s a blog, a news site, or a brochure site (with products instead of news pieces). We’ll then move on to a case study with a real website to see where you would use the new structures, followed by a look ...

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