PC Guide To HTML
Have you ever considered building your own website from the ground up? To do that, you can learn the coding language most commonly used on the Internet: HTML. Happily, HTML is very easy for a novice to pick up, especially when compared to more complicated programming languages like C or C++. Also, potential coders can create their website right on their PC; they don’t necessarily need a complicated program, just a text editor like Notepad.
- HTML: A Definition: HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. Here, you can read about what that means.
- What is HTML? Using this resource, you can find the definition of both what HTML is and how it works with the Universal Resource Locator (URL).
- Bitesize: HTML: The BBC provides information about HTML and which programs are needed to develop a website here.
- What Exactly is HTML? What is the language, and how is it structured on the page?
- HTML Basics (PDF): Create a very basic website in your text editor with this resource.
- Major Tags in HTML: This resource examines a few of the major tags: , , , and <body>.
- What is HTML and CSS? (video): This video describes both HTML and CSS.
- HTML Versus XML: What are the differences between these two markup languages? Find out here.
- What HTML is Not: A Programming Language: HTML is a markup language, not a programming language, but it’s easy for the layman to not know the difference.
- The Anatomy of an HTML File: Read about the major components and tags on every Web page.
- How to Create a Hyperlink: Using the <a href> tag, you can create a hyperlink.
- Tags, Attributes, and Elements: What are the key differences between these three commonly used terms?
- Basic Commands: Here are some of the most common commands used in HTML documents.
- HTML Headings: Six Levels Deep: There are six different heading options.
- Create Your First Website: Create a simple website with these instructions.
- Creating Basic HTML Files: This reviews information about the common tags and reviews how to create a HTML document in commonly available PC programs.
- HTML Basics: Review this important information with Apple’s help.
- Generating Colors in HTML: Ready to go beyond the basics? This guide shows how to create colors in HTML.
- Adding a Touch of Style: Learn about CSS and how to beautify your HTML files.
- What is CSS?: Find the definition of CSS here.
- How to Use Metadata: The <meta> tag describes items that are not seen on the page itself. Why are they useful? Find out here.
<Div> and <Span>: These tags mean very little in HTML, but they mean a lot in CSS.
- The Difference Between <Div> and <Span> Tags: Microsoft talks about the key differences between these two tags, which are often spoken of interchangeably.
- Web Authoring: Intermediate (PDF): Use this helpful guide to learn more advanced HTML techniques.
- What’s New in HTML5: The Datalist Control: Find out about how to use the Datalist Control element to create an “autocomplete” feature.
- What Does it All Mean? This is a helpful guide to those diving in to using the newest version of HTML: HTML5.
- HTML5 Canvas For Dummies: The Canvas feature is used to add graphics, animation, curves, and audio/visual elements.
- Content Accessibility: It’s important that your website is accessible to everyone in your potential audience. Changes in your code can assist with this, and here’s how.
- PHP and HTML: PHP is another example of a programming language that can be used in HTML.
- Intermediate HTML Guide: Design Tips and More (PDF): Learn more detailed formatting and design information.
- Performance and Organization Tips: Get more detailed organizing tips and find out how to write code so that your website operates more efficiently.
- How to Build a Mobile Website: With HTML and CSS, you can create a mobile-friendly site.
- What is XHTML? This is a stricter form of HTML.
- Codecademy: Codecademy offers a free way to learn how to use HTML online.
- HTML Element Reference: Find a huge list of HTML tags ordered alphabetically here.
- Mozilla Developer Network Reference Guides: Mozilla is the organization behind the browser Firefox and offers free introductory information on how to use HTML.
- Learn CSS Layout: Make your websites more beautiful using this free CSS tutorial.
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