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What is the difference between a wireframe and a site map?
The wireframe shows the layout of the webpage; the site map shows the layout of the website.
defines navigation area; semantic element
uses semantic elements to define the structure of a webpage.
Before creating an HTML page you should create
folders and subfolders to hold info
because many semantic elements also help structure the layout of the page, they are also called
layout elements, structural elements
indicates header info on page; typically consists of business name or logo; commonly positioned after the opening <body> tag.
start and end of navigation area; nav area contains hyperlinks to other webpages within a website; commonly positioned after the closing </header> tag.
main content area start and end; contains primary content of page; only one element can appear on page.
start and end of footer; copyrights and contact info
contains specific grouping of content; start and end of a section
contains content such as forum and blog posts
<aside> ... </aside>
contains info about nearby content; typically displayed as sidebar
Web designers who favor the main element over the div element do so because
main is a semantic element, while div is not. (name describes purpose and function). div relies on id element to provide meaning.
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up-to-date info on HTML5
to know whether your preferred browser supports tags, search here.
HTML character entity
displays a reserved HTML character on page.
Starts with & and ends with ;
combo of &, # sign, and numeric code.
© and ©
® and ®
€ and €
& and &
< and <
> and >
nonbreaking space (forces browser to display a blank space)
to validate HTML code to assure it is not incorrectly coded; do when you are testing pages.
if someone uses a browser to enter a URL that includes the site's domain but does not end in a file name, the browser looks for and displays
index.html page (name of home pages)
static content is
content that appears on every webpage