Formatting text with font markup elements


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Formatting text with font markup elements

In this lesson we are going to talk about Font markup elements. These are distinct from which Phrase markup elements. The Font markup elements define the visual style that the elements are going to be rendered on a visual browser on the screen. The Phrase markup elements are for giving meaning to the text, like emphasized or strong or something like that. The Font markup elements are actually depreciated in XHTML 1.0 and HTML 4.01. The HTML police, as I affectionately call them, would prefer that we not use Font markup elements.

In reality, if you care about how your text is going to be rendered on the screen, you want to use the Font level markups and not the Phrase level markups. The Phrase level markups do not guarantee how the phrase is going to be rendered on the screen. If you care that it's italics, if you care that it's bold, then you use the tags that mean that. They are not going away, as long as people are using them, they are not going to take them out of HTML and XHTML....

Formatting text with font markup elements
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Formatting text with font markup elements provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Bill Weinman as part of the XHTML and HTML Essential Training

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