Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video The aside element, part of HTML Essential Training.
- View Offline
- Exercise Files
- Code Practice
…The aside element is a perfect example of conventional standards being…adopted as part of a specification.…One of the most common elements of websites is, the sidebar.…They're so ubiquitous in fact, that it can seem rather odd if you go to a site and…it doesn't have one.…However, even though they are one of the most common page elements of all time,…until the HTM 5 specification, there really wasn't a semantic element designed…to represent the type of content that you would normally see inside of a sidebar.…
So the aside element is designed to represent related content, so…I want to take a closer look at it as well.…Here I am in the HTML5 specification,…I've navigated to the section on the aside element.…And if I look at the description down here at the bottom it says, that is represents…a section of a page, that consists of content that is tangentially related.…To the content around the aside element and…which could be considered separate from that content.…Such sections are often represented as sidebars in printed typography.…
- 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
Creating a Responsive HTML Emailwith Chris Converse1h 43m 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
Next steps2m 16s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.