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This course focuses on learning the essentials of HTML and not on any one authoring tool. As such, it doesn't matter what authoring tool you use. Later, on I'll describe typical HTML editors and give you some suggestions on which ones you should use. The only other tool you'll need is a browser to preview your completed exercise in. I recommend using Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. Indeed, it's not a bad habit to use a mixture of these browsers to preview pages. It's a great habit to get into as you'll want to preview your pages in as many browsers as you can to make sure they work across multiple browsers.
- 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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