Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video The fundamentals of HTML, part of Creating a First Website in Dreamweaver CC 2014.
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…We really to need understand the fundamentals of HTML,…because quite frankly pretty much most of the internet is made of up of HTML.…What is HTML?…It stands for Hypertext Markup Language.…And it's a language for describing web pages.…And it's great because it's written in plain text, you can read it fairly easily.…But if you read it.…You'll notice that it's text that's surrounded by markup tags and…angled brackets.…You can still read it all.…In fact, let's take a look at an HTML page just with some simple text,…you might have your content.…
Which is my webpage, and…that's going to be surrounded by HTML tags in this case the title tag.…You have the opening tag and then the closing tag right there.…Now common HTML tags include the title,…which we just reviewed, the headings tag, h1 through h6.…So you'll have a heading 1, a heading 2.…In order of priority, paragraph text very popular, and…href any time you want to link out to another HTML document or website.…And then for inserting image you have image source so…
Author Paul Trani begins with brief introductions to HTML and CSS. Then you'll learn how to create a basic webpage, add text and images, and style the content with CSS. Paul then shows how to add navigation and links between pages, integrate video and social media (such as a Twitter feed), and create a contact form. The course also covers making sure your layout is "flexible" (i.e., that it resizes to fit mobile devices), testing your site, and uploading it to the web.
- Understanding the Internet and websites
- Adding HTML content to a webpage
- Styling content with CSS
- Creating navigation
- Adding more pages
- Creating a flexible layout
- Adding video and animations from Edge Animate
- Linking to other pages and websites
- Creating a contact form
- Creating a responsive site for mobile devices
- Uploading and testing the website