Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Definition lists, part of HTML Essential Training.
Description lists, which were referred to prior to HTML5 as definition lists,…are lists that consists of two parts for each item.…That's a term and a description.…Because their syntax is so…flexible many authors don't really fully understand what description lists can do.…That's a shame because they really are one of the most flexible semantic elements in…all of HTML.…So to show off a little bit of what description lists can do,…I've opened up description.htm and the 06_03 folder.…
Now just to kind of preview for you what's going on here,…we're going to have three description lists that we're going to do.…We're going to do a basic one, one with multiple terms, and…one with multiple definitions.…If I were to preview this right now in the browser,…doesn't look like much is going on there, and that's because inside each one of…these headings we just have some text that we need to group inside of these lists.…So.…Let's start with a basic description list so…you can sort of see the overall syntax of the description list and…
- Why is HTML important?
- Exploring an HTML document
- Formatting content
- Displaying images
- Using nav, article, and div elements
- Linking to pages and downloadable content
- Creating lists
- Controlling styling (fonts, colors, and more)
- Writing basic scripts
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing HTML
2. Basic Page Structure
3. Formatting Page Content
4. Structuring Content
5. Creating Links
6. Creating Lists
7. Controlling Styling
8. Basic Scripting
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