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The Unusually Useful Web Book by June Cohen

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Chapter 10. how web sites work (a primer)

how web sites work (a primer)

“My computer is completely down—I seem to have gnawed through the wires again.”

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  1. How web pages are built

  2. 3 ways to build a web site

  3. Picturing how HTML works

  4. Building your first web page

  5. How web pages are named and organized

  6. How web pages are served

how web pages are built

Although web sites may seem enormously complex (and some of them are), the underlying technology is relatively simple. If you’re comfortable using a computer, you could learn the basics in a day.

Every page on the web is created and delivered as a plain text document, containing the words that will appear on the web page, as well as ...

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