This chapter takes you behind the scenes of the Internet. We look at how the Internet works and the various standards it follows. Along the way, we go behind the scenes of some Internet communication features, such as e-mail and instant messaging services, and discuss just how safe these features are and what you can do to make your communications even more secure.
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Has much more stringent rules than HTML regarding tagging
are not programming languages but sets of rules for marking up blocks of text so that a browser knows how to display them
HTML/XHTML Example <h1>This is the Heading</h1> <p><font face="Arial">This is text using Arial font.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"><i>This text is italicized</i>.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"><b>This text is bold</b>.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"><font color="#FF0000">This text color is red</font>.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">This is a hyperlink <a href="http://vig.prenhall.com/"> www.prenhall.com</a></font></p> HTML/XHTML Web Page Display