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XHTML: Common Validation Errors

Posted on October 2, 2008 at 1:16 pm in

Unescaped Ampersand ("&") Example: <a href="foo.cgi?chapter=1&section=2">…</a> Possible Validator Report: Unknown entity… Solution: Always use &amp; in place of &.

CSS Selectors

Posted on October 2, 2008 at 1:13 pm in

In CSS, pattern matching rules determine which style rules apply to elements in the document tree. These patterns are called selectors and may range from simple element names to complex patterns. If all conditions in the pattern are true for a certain element, the selector matches the element and the appropriate style will be applied…

CSS Syntax

Posted on October 2, 2008 at 1:00 pm in

Selectors, properties & values CSS syntax is made up of three parts: selector (often the HTML element you wish to style) property (the attribute you wish to change eg. background colour) value (eg. the colour you want your background to be)

CSS Basics

Posted on October 2, 2008 at 12:57 pm in

What is CSS? CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. A style defines how an HTML element is displayed. Style information can be stored: In the header of a given HTML page (Internal Style) Within a given tag (Inline style) In a separate file which is then linked to the HTML page by a reference in…

XHTML1.0 Elements

Posted on October 2, 2008 at 12:54 pm in

Comparison of elements in XHTML1 classified by DTD

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