Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a layout template: main body area, part of XHTML and HTML Essential Training.
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Continuing with the development of our website, in this lesson we are going to…start building the content portion of the webpage.…We are going to start with this middle image. I call it the ID image, because it…changes with each of the pages, so it sort of helps to ID the page, and then…we are going to start building the styles for the page itself.…We are going to start with the left- hand side, the main content in this lesson,…and in the following lesson we'll do the right-hand side, the sidebar content, and…then we'll have a template that we can use to begin building the pages for the…rest of the website.…
So let's get started.…So I have loaded up in my text editor here. I have the beginning.html and I…have the beginning.css from the 05- layout-left folder in the Exercise Files,…and so we'll start by saving as, because that's what we always do.…That gives us a working space where we're not writing over the exercise files themselves.…This one we'll call template.html, because that's what we are going to end up…
- Understanding the structure of an HTML or XHTML document
- Creating and using templates
- Controlling white space and line breaks
- Making effective use of tables and frames
- Flowing text around an image
- Formatting tables with CSS
- Creating web pages that work properly across platforms and devices
- Reviewing a case study of a complete web site
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing XHTML and HTML
2. Text Tags
3. Image Tags
Using inline images3m 17s
4. Link Tags
9. Creating a Simple Web Page from Scratch
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