Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Learning HTML, part of Web Design Fundamentals.
- HTML is one of the core skills of any web designer.…And should be one of the first things that you master.…Knowing where to start can be tough however.…So, I wanna cover some of the very basics…and give you an idea of what to focus on.…If you understand just a few of the basic concepts…of HTML the process of learning it becomes much easier.…First, remember that HTML is a markup language.…It uses tags to mark-up content on the page which…it then identifies it as a specific type of element.…
Elements are the core building blocks of HTML documents.…Most have an opening and a closing tag…that wrap the content inside of it.…Take this paragraph, for example.…In this case the "p for paragraph" tag is used…to identify this text as belonging to a paragraph.…Noticed that the closing tag has a "/"…to signify the closing of the element.…A lot of people tend to confuse the terms tag and element.…
Tags refer to the actual tags themselves…while an element is the tag plus its contents.…You can also pass on more information…
- What is web design?
- What is a web designer?
- Learning to code
- Choosing a web host
- Working with a CMS
- Exploring how websites are structured
- Choosing your framework or software
- Designing with standards and accessibility in mind
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring Web Design
2. The Field of Web Design
3. Getting Started
4. Exploring Tools
5. Learning Web Design
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