HTML has its limitations when it comes to layout. Sure, you have 6 different levels of headings and 6 different sizes of fonts. You also have tables, and you have control over alignment etc. These are good enough to get a reasonable looking document that shows the true structure of information. However, it’s a far cry from some of the excellent layout & design that we see in magazines and printed brochures etc.
CSS helps us achieve such layouts.
With CSS, you have much better control over the layout of your web pages. You can specify exactly how big a font will be, exactly where an element will be on a page, what the page will look like when printed, and much more.
CSS can also save you a lot of time, particularly when maintaining a large site. Also, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommends that web developers use CSS tags instead of HTML tags wherever possible. The W3C are gradually phasing out quite a few of these HTML tags.
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