Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding block-level and inline tags, part of XHTML and HTML Essential Training.
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There are two major types of tags in HTML and XHTML.…There are block level tags and inline level tags.…Block levels tags are elements that contain other elements.…These include paragraphs, headings, tables, etcetera and the special…generic block element div.…Inline level tags represent objects that typically occur in the line of text…including I, B, image, etcetera and the special generic inline elements span.…Let's take a look at some block and inline level elements in our editor here at…the top of the screen.…We see the center tag contains paragraphs and the paragraphs contain in this case…an emphasize element and in this case an image element.…
Paragraphs are special in this way and that the P tag is the only block level…element that cannot contain other block level elements.…Paragraphs can only contain text and inline level elements.…Other block level elements can contain both block level and inline level…elements as in the case of the center tag here.…Also, take note that images are inline elements.…
- 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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