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Reference Materials


  • Character entities are used to create symbols, special letters, and markup-specific characters. Check what’s available in HTML and XHTML.
  • Color Names: Were you aware that there are only 16 legal color names for use in HTML and XHTML? Here they are, with their hex equivalents.
  • DOCTYPEs and Layout Modes: What will happen given a DOCTYPE and browser combination?

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