Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the DOM, part of HTML Essential Training.
I spend a good deal of time in this course talking about document outlines and…the importance of generating a logical clear structure.…In this exercise, we're going to see how important that can be as we…explore using the DOM or Document Object Model.…The DOM is a standardized way of referencing page elements in…HTML documents.…The elements are described as a tree with parent nodes at the top.…And child nodes branching off in a sequence.…So for this document, for…example, the body element would be seen at the top of the tree.…
And then this header would be an immediate child node off of that.…The dom not only describes this tree, but also gives us methods for…traversing and accessing these elements programmatically.…All right to explore this concept,…I'm going to be working in the next.htm found on the 08_04 directory.…And what I want to do is scroll down til I…find the functions that we created in the last exercise.…Now the first thing I want to do is actually going to be up top above my on…load function.…
- 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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