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attribute. Extra information pertaining to an element to further define an element.

content. The textual content in an element.

element. The unit forming the basic structure of XML documents. Elements can contain attributes, other elements, and textual content. An element name cannot include a space.

root element. The first element in a document, which must contain all of the other elements in the document. For example, <InstantWebsite></InstantWebsite> is the root element for templates used with SolidWorks 3D Instant Website.

style sheet. A style sheet controls how the data in a template appears in a browser.

tag. The unit used to mark the start and end of an element.

template. An XML document that contains elements, attributes, and content. The template determines the data in a web page either through the content in the template or by prompting the user for content.

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