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Adding sample content into the HTML containers

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Video: Adding sample content into the HTML containers

Now, I've prepared a snippet of a bunch of placeholder text that we can place into some of these other containers. So from your text editor, choose File > Open. Locate your exercise files. Let's go into folder 4 called Snippets, and let's open Placeholder-Text.html. Now, inside this file I have groups of placeholder text. So up here, on line five, we have the article settings. So let's come in here and select from the beginning h1 tag all way out to the ending paragraph tag. Let's copy this to the clipboard.

Adding sample content into the HTML containers

Now, I've prepared a snippet of a bunch of placeholder text that we can place into some of these other containers. So from your text editor, choose File > Open. Locate your exercise files. Let's go into folder 4 called Snippets, and let's open Placeholder-Text.html. Now, inside this file I have groups of placeholder text. So up here, on line five, we have the article settings. So let's come in here and select from the beginning h1 tag all way out to the ending paragraph tag. Let's copy this to the clipboard.

Let's switch back to index.html, and inside of the article element, let's split that open. Let's paste our content in here. I'm also going to format this a little bit so we can see the structure. So inside of article we have an h1 and a paragraph tag. Let's switch back to our placeholder text. Let's come down here under Promo 1. Let's copy the content div and everything inside of there. Copy that to the clipboard. Switch back to index.html. I am going to scroll up here and find the first promo div.

Split that open. Let's paste our content inside of there. I am going to format that a little bit. Let's come back to our placeholder text. Let's copy all of the content for Promo 2. Copy that to the clipboard. Let's find the second promo container. Let's paste all of our content in here. I'll format that. Back to our placeholder text. Let's copy all of the content for Promo 3.

Copy to the clipboard. Back to index. Let's find the third promo element, split that open, and paste our content inside up there. So now we have a placeholder text inside of the article element and we have placeholder text inside of each one of the promo elements. At this point, save your file. Let's come back out out to the operating system and let's open our index.html file up in a web browser. So, in the web browser we'll see all of the HTML content showing up here. So this is a very well- structured HTML document. We don't have any CSS in place, so we're not seeing any design aspect, but we have all of our document structure in place.

Now, in the next chapter we're going to work inside of Photoshop, creating our web graphics, customizing some of our slices, and saving those graphics out. If you want to skip the Photoshop session, you can go right from here over to chapter four and continue with the HTML and CSS portion of this course.

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Creating a Responsive Web Design

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  1. 7m 39s
    1. Previewing the final project
      4m 0s
    2. About the exercise files
      1m 15s
    3. Exploring the software you'll need to complete this course
      49s
    4. Beginning your project
      1m 35s
  2. 3m 45s
    1. What to expect with Design view in Dreamweaver
      2m 1s
    2. Accessing code for HTML and CSS in Dreamweaver
      1m 44s
  3. 9m 19s
    1. Planning your layout
      2m 47s
    2. Adding the main HTML containers
      1m 47s
    3. Adding the promo containers
      31s
    4. Adding links and the copyright
      1m 47s
    5. Adding sample content into the HTML containers
      2m 27s
  4. 8m 37s
    1. Creating and slicing multiple-sized banner images
      5m 53s
    2. Exporting content and template artwork
      2m 44s
  5. 7m 27s
    1. Linking CSS files for all screen sizes
      1m 42s
    2. Linking CSS files based on screen size with media queries
      2m 13s
    3. Enabling Internet Explorer 7 and 8 to understand HTML5
      1m 25s
    4. Setting the viewport scale
      2m 7s
  6. 9m 0s
    1. Adding the background pattern and the page container color
      3m 43s
    2. Styling the headings
      2m 17s
    3. Styling the body text and the links
      1m 15s
    4. Styling the footer
      1m 45s
  7. 9m 49s
    1. Understanding compound rules
      2m 58s
    2. Styling the promo links with a CSS sprite
      2m 48s
    3. Styling the promo text
      1m 26s
    4. Adding the promo images with CSS
      2m 37s
  8. 7m 46s
    1. Adding CSS rules for layout
      2m 8s
    2. Styling the header on large screens
      2m 34s
    3. Styling the article on large screens
      3m 4s
  9. 6m 29s
    1. Styling the navigation links
      2m 1s
    2. Styling the navigation for large screens
      1m 16s
    3. Positioning the navigation for large screens
      1m 37s
    4. Clearing the float for the promos
      1m 35s
  10. 2m 47s
    1. Adding CSS rules with inline media queries
      2m 47s
  11. 6m 0s
    1. Styling the header for medium screens
      2m 32s
    2. Styling the navigation for medium screens
      1m 10s
    3. Styling the promos for medium screens
      2m 18s
  12. 12m 7s
    1. Styling the header for small screens
      2m 27s
    2. Styling the navigation for small screens
      1m 12s
    3. Styling the navigation links for small screens
      4m 13s
    4. Styling the promos for small screens
      2m 57s
    5. Styling the footer for small screens
      1m 18s
  13. 13m 12s
    1. Additional exercise files for this chapter
      1m 4s
    2. Creating double-sized graphics for high-definition screens
      4m 45s
    3. Replacing the promo graphics with CSS media queries
      2m 42s
    4. Replacing the logo and banner graphics with CSS media queries
      4m 41s
  14. 57s
    1. Where to go from here
      57s

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