In the "old days" it was easy to create a web page. Just add text and some paragraph tags. It wasn't that much more difficult in the age of table-based design. All the code was in the page and could be copied over. Stylesheet-based web pages are not so easy for the average person to figure out. Below is a site that gives all the commands for any normal web site. This site can save you many hours of grief and assure cross-browser functionality.
Little Boxes: "Workarounds for CSS browser issues."