XSLT stands for eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transform. It basically will take the information provided by the XML document and transform it using a template into a formatted viewable document.

XSLT is a pumped up version of CSS. It is a text document saved with the .xsl extension.

To connect an XSL document to an XML document, this must be placed into the XML document:

It is very similar to the line used to connect a CSS page, but the extension XSL is used in the filename and in the TYPE value.

An XSL document will look very similar to a regular HTML page of code. In a way, it is. It is a template for formatting the XML information.

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