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Special Edition Using Microsoft Expression Web 2 by Jim Cheshire

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Chapter 17. Creating Style Sheets

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An Introduction to CSS

In the most basic sense, HTML provides a description of a Web page. It tells a browser things such as “this text should be green,” “there should be a graphic here,” or “this text should link to a particular location.” In other words, HTML is primitive. It’s so primitive, as a matter of fact, that even the earliest Web developers realized its limitations quickly. They yearned for a way to define the layout of a Web page.

In the early days of HTML, the models for ...

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