Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video The aside element, part of HTML Essential Training.
…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
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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