Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video The article element, part of HTML Essential Training.
…Of all the elements introduced in HTML5, the article and…section elements are probably the most confusing to authors.…You know, to most people, these elements seem very similar and…there's a lot of confusion even among people that have been authoring HTML for…a long time around when to use one over another.…So, don't be surprised, as a new web designer,…if you're a little confused about them as well.…Well, in many cases, it's really just a judgement call as to which one to use.…So, in this exercise, I want to take a closer look at the article element and…when it's appropriate to use.…
So, here I am again in the W3C's HTML5 specification.…This time, I focused on the article element and…I just want to scroll down here to the description.…Now, pay real close attention to this.…It's a little vague.…The article element represents a complete self-contained composition in a document,…page, application or site.…And that is, in principle, independently distributable or reusable.…These could be things like forum posts, magazine or newspaper articles,…
- 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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