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Chapter 10. how web sites work (a primer) > how web pages are built

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 instructions for how they should appear, and what else should appear with them.


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