Introduction to HTML
by John Elder
If you have ever wanted to build your own website, get started in web development or understand how to use HTML on your blog, this introductory course can help you get up and running in no time. Designed for beginners, no prior experience with HTML is required to excel in this course. You will start with the basics and apply the practical knowledge you learn through hands-on application and examples every step of the way. By the end of the course, you will have built two professional resume websites, which you can use to showcase your web development skills and impress potential employers.
Setting up Your Development Environment
Course IntroductionWhat to expect from this course?
What is HTML?
What is HTML and what is it used for?
Writing HTML on Your Computer vs. a Development Environment
What tools do you need to write HTML Code?
Using a Text Editor
Looking at the Sublime Text or Notepad++ as web development tools.
Exploring the C9 Development Environment
We'll be using Cloud 9 as our Development Environment. Let's take a look!
Basic HTML Concepts and Code
Understanding an HTML TagUnderstanding HTML Elements, Open Tags, Close Tags, and Nesting.
Understanding HTML AttributesLearn about different Attribute tags such as Language Attributes, Title Attributes, and more...
The Parts of an HTML File
Every HTML page is made up of the same basic skeleton. We'll look at doctypes, html tags, head tags, body tags, meta tags, and more.
Exploring Common HTML TagsLearn some basic HTML tags such as p, br, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, and pre.
Understanding Text FormattingLearn to format text using strong, em, small, sub, sup, and blockquote.
Styling HTML with Inline CSS
Learn how to style individual HTML elements with the CSS style tag.
HTML's Special CharactersLearn to output special characters onto the screen such as copyright characters, trademark characters, arrows, and more.
Commenting CodeHow to comment code, where to do it, and why you should do it often.
Creating HTML LinksLinks are an important part of creating websites. Learn how.
Using ImagesAdding Images to your website is fast and easy. We'll explore the img src tag and it's properties.
Linking ImagesLearn to make images clickable as links.
Creating HTML TablesTables are an important and sometimes confusing element of HTML. We'll look at table tags, th, tr, td tags, and more.
Advanced TablesLearn how to create tables with Cells that span many columns or rows using the Rowspan, and colspan tags.
Creating ListsUnderstanding lists, and the difference between ordered and un-ordered lists. We'll look at the ol and ul tags.
Nested ListsLearn how to nest lists within other lists.
Block vs Inline Elements
Understanding the difference between block and inline elements, and when to use each.
HTML FormsLearn to create forms that users can fill out.
Advanced Elements and AttributesLearn special elements and attributes available in HTML 5. We'll look at header tags, footer tags, nav tags, main tags, section tags, and more.
Version Control with Git
Setting up "Git" for version control in our development environment.
Backup Your Code Using Github.comLearn to push code to Github.com as a Backup to Git version control.
Real World Examples - Build a Resume Website Using Bootstrap
What is the Bootstrap CSS Framework?Exploring the Bootstrap CSS Framework and understanding when to use it.
How to Setup and Use Bootstrap
Adding Bootstrap to your site is quick and easy.
Understanding the Bootstrap Grid System
Creating a page layout with the Bootstrap grid system.
Basic Bootstrap UsageHow to add Bootstrap Elements to your website.
Building a Resume Website - IntroLet's overview what we'll be building
Building a Resume Website - NavbarAdding a Navbar to our website.
Building a Resume Website - PanelsAdding Work Experience with panels.
Building a Resume Website - Page Grid SystemSetting up the page layout using the Bootstrap grid system.
Building a Resume Website - Adding ContentAdd our actual resume content to the site.
Building a Resume Website - Making it Responsive
Let's make sure our website looks good on mobile devices!
Building a Resume Website - Push Live Code to HerokuPush our code to a live production server at Heroku.
Real World Examples - Build a Resume Website Using Templates
Building a Professional Website with Templates
Learn how to use free and paid templates to build a website.
Using a Free Template
Let's add a free template to our site!
Modify the Free Template
Tweaking our template to make it look and feel however we like.
Building a Templated Website - Push Live Code to HerokuPush our code to a live production server at Heroku.
- 40 practical tutorials.
- Explore basic html tags and attributes.
- Create paragraphs, line breaks and headings.
- Format text to be bold, italic, block quotes and more.
- Style HTML elements with an inline CSS style tag.
- Add images to your website and make them clickable as links.
- Create HTML tables, lists and forms.
- Learn how to comment code and where to do it.
- Create HTML links to navigate between different web pages or sites.
- Build a resume website using the Bootstrap CSS framework and templates.
- Easily make your website mobile responsive with Bootstrap.
- Back up your code using Github and push live code to Heroku.
Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course related inquiries.
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