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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by David Karlins

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Chapter 5. Creating Web Pages

Most of the content in your Web site will be inside a Web page. Some of this content, such as text, becomes part of your Web page file. Other content, such as images, is embedded in your Web page. Embedded objects appear in your Web page but are actually separate files. Content is positioned and laid out on Web pages either with tables or with CSS positioning objects.

Before diving into how to create Web pages and add content to them, it’s helpful to separate appearance from essence in what makes up a Web page. When visitors view your page in a browser, they might see formatted text, images, and even a video. It looks to the visitor as if all of the elements are “part of” the Web page; however, some elements are part ...

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