[html5] Body copy

Bruce Lawson brucel at opera.com
Fri Jun 4 03:17:52 PDT 2010

On Fri, 04 Jun 2010 10:53:05 +0100, Daniel Persson  
<danielperssondeluxe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> how do you mark up body copy? This might be a stupid question, but  
> trying to
> order content according to the lovely new html5 tags, header, footer,
> article, section, aside etc, I can't define the main bulk of content. Is
> that supposed to be "the rest", what's left when you strip off all the  
> new
> tags?
> Cheers
> /daniel

Basically, yes. You can use a series of <article>s if that's appropriate,  
wrap all the "main content" in a <div> if you need to style it, or simply  
have it as a descendent of the <body>

Hang loose and stay groovy,

Bruce Lawson
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