Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video The section element, part of HTML Essential Training.
…Much like the article element, there's a good deal of confusion around when it's…appropriate to use the section element.…Let's take a closer look at the semantic meaning behind the tag, and…when it should be used when structuring and formatting your content.…So again, I'm in the W3C's HTML file specification.…This time, I've navigated to the Section Element category, and…what I want to do real quick, I'm going to scroll down here, so that I can…see the description a little bit better, and some of the notes surrounding it.…So let's take a look at the description of the section element.…
It represents a generic section of a document or application.…A section in this context is, and this is important, a thematic grouping of content.…The theme of each section should be identified typically by…including a heading as a child of the section element, right inside…the section element there'll be a heading to sort of title that particular section.…Examples of sections would be chapters, various tab pages, and…a tab dialog box or the numbered sections of a thesis.…
- 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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