For every website valid XHTML (Extensible Hypertext Markup Language) programming or coding is very important. XHTML is what the WWW (World Wide Web) is created of. An XHTML website guarantees perfect browser compatibility. A correctly designed XHTML website with other crucial factors done to the website performs well on the search engines.
Let’s find out what is XHTML Website and its benefits all about.
In the past, HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) was known as a popular source code. But as technology always brings innovation, HTML became less practiced and XHTML came into the practice for web developers. HTML has been overshadowed by XHTML.
As we mentioned few lines above, technology has done a lot and reached to its limits (still there will be some continuity in the updation process), it gave birth many web browsers. There were a few web browsers so HTML coding was enough but in the presence of different web browsers, XHTML websites can perform better. Today, website is designed in a way so that it is compatible with different web browsers as it becomes important to please all the end-users. It becomes more important as we don’t know which browser is being used by them.
XHTML websites allow showcasing the content in its real or actual form that is possible due to Cascading Style Sheet (CSS). It helps all websites equally friendly and appealing for all web browsers.
Gone are the days when computer is only limited to the desktops, now it has taken a new avatar in the form of mobiles and laptops and has also reached to Personal Digital Assistants. This makes possible accessing internet wherever you are – whether enjoying your vacation somewhere in the distant corner of the world or on a business trip. There is no need to carry those heavy internet cords or cables. Web has surpassed all the traditional activities. For that reason, it is exceedingly important to design valid XHTML websites for better cross browser compatibility.
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium – an international standards organization) has defined some regulations for XHTML coding that helps in the performance of different websites at different web browsers. Those who don’t follow these guidelines, it makes their website a less preferred website on the web. So designers should pursue these guidelines.
XHTML website that has been weaved with invalid XHTML codes affect negatively the browser compatibility of the website. So, designing website with valid XHTML codes will give you a strong reason to run your web based business flawlessly.