Steps to building a proper web page

Note: The following series has been consolidated into one article here.

  1. Dump the WYSIWYG
  2. Do not use markup for presentation
  3. Include a proper doctype
  4. Validate your markup
  5. Validate your CSS
  6. Build for Firefox and hack for IE
  7. If you have a problem ask for help

Let’s go through each of these steps in greater detail