Controlling weight and style


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Controlling weight and style

You wouldn't think that you'd have to put too much thought into making text bold or italic. But in reality, there are several ways to control text weight and style, and how you choose to do it depends largely upon your individual site strategy. From a pure HTML standpoint, you can use the emphasis and strong tags to render text as italic and bold, respectively. You should keep in mind, however, that these tags carry a logical meaning to them. Both tags are part of a group of elements referred to as phrase elements.

An <em> represents text being emphasized and is usually rendered as italicized text, whereas the <strong> tag represents text that is more strongly emphasized than tags contained within an <em> tag. So using these tags should be done within the larger context of your structural markup. So what you do if you want to bold or italicized text without using structural markup? CSS allows you to take advantage of two properties: Font-weight for bolding and ...

Controlling weight and style
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Controlling weight and style provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training

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