Jen Kramer explains the difference between ordered lists, or ol, and unordered lists, or ul, as well as list items, or li.
- [Narrator] The next thing to talk about are lists.…Two of the most common used list types in html…are the ordered lists and the unordered lists.…An ordered lists is one that displays a list of instructions…in order, one thing after another.…Items should be completed or executed in this order,…as the orders matters greatly.…An unordered list is just a list of stuff.…The order doesn't really matter that much.…You could rearrange things and the meaning isn't lost.…Generally speaking web browsers display ordered lists…with numbers and unordered lists with bullets.…
However, it doesn't have to be this way.…It's easy enough to change the display with CSS.…So if you need an ordered list but you want it to display…with letters not with numbers, don't skip the ordered list…markup, mark it up correctly and talk to your web developer…about getting it to display the way you want.…So let's take a look at how we go about coding lists…and this document is 1-4-begin.html…in your exercise files folder.…
And let's just go on ahead and markup this document.…
- Working with head and body tags
- Nesting one list inside of another
- Creating links within a page
- Linking to PDF files
- Quoting and citing text
- Fixing HTML in MailChimp
Skill Level Beginner
1. Understanding HTML
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