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The Basic Purpose of CSS and XHTML!

Most people who use the Internet will know the term HTML, as being the code behind a web page. Let me inform you that this term is now severely outdated. The terms CSS and XHTML now replace it.

Back when web sites were just beginning and designers first established a new market through the Internet, they soon discovered that they could use tables to gain significant control over the presentation of content to users. By carefully laying out tables within tables within tables, they could position quite precisely any design element that could be contained within a table cell. And that encompassed almost everything.

The First desktop publishing-style Web page design tool, NetObjects Fusion, enabled designers to lay out pages with a high degree of precision. It generated complex, table-based HTML, which resulted in Web Pages that were as close as possible to the designer's original vision.

Mistake...We never looked back.

Then, along came Cascading Style Sheets. The governing forces of the Web, through the Would Wide Web Consoretium, better known as the WC3, addressed the problem and proposed that seperating the content of a site (XHMTL) from its form (or appearance - CSS) would be the most logical solution. Thank goodnees! Things haven't been the same since.

With their emergence, CSS and XHTML have become a standard for Web page design. One could argue that they were developed as a reaction to the overuse of excessively complex tables to force precision layout upon a medium (Internet) that was not originally intended for such a purpose. While this is a bit of an oversimplification of the facts, it's hardly an unfair one.

In large many web developers have fallen behind due to the fact that they "can't be bothered" catching up with the new technology. Sitescene has been developing websites in XHTML since its release.

Sitescene has professional Programmers that Hand Code Every Website that we develop from the ground up. Sitescene implemented a policy in 2002 to code all future Web Sites to XHTML 1.0 Strict compliance as specified by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

This is currently the highest possible standard of Web Development and demonstrates our commitment to best practice. Very few other Web Development companies have adopted such a policy and allows all design to be CSS driven, leaving your webpages with nothing but "clean" code ready for your professional content.

This policy enables us to develop Websites that are forward compatible which ensure that our sites will function and display correctly in all manner of Web browsers for years to come. Furthermore, our websites are easily accessible to anyone, on any computer, running just about any browser types.

Sitescene also recommends adhering to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines as set The WC3 Web Accessibility Initiative. Conformance to these Guidelines will help make our Web Development more accessible to users with disabilities and will benefit all users.

Whether your clients and customers are wishing to print a page on your website, or are just viewing your website on a Windows, MAC, or Linux system or even on a PDA, your website will adjust and look fantastic.