Emphasizing content in paragraphs


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Emphasizing content in paragraphs

In print publishing, we use bold and italicized fonts to emphasize text content in different ways. On the web, you can add tags to text content to achieve the same effect, but the weight on the web is put on what action you are performing rather than the stylistic approach you are using when doing so. In other words, whereas in print, you talk about italicized or bold text, on the web, you talk about emphasized and strongly emphasized text. Whether these are actually italicized or bold is a decision for the designer. The general principle of emphasizing text is pretty recursive.

Emphasizing text is done to emphasize text. What's important here is the word emphasize. You're not adding stylistic elements to the text; you are actually emphasizing it. And that's what we want to do. The emphasis is something that happens internally in the reader, not something that it happens on the page itself. The accessibility benefit of emphasizing your text properly is two-fold. First of all you ...

Emphasizing content in paragraphs
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Emphasizing content in paragraphs provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the Improving SEO Using Accessibility Techniques

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