Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Linking to downloadable resources, part of HTML Essential Training.
…Occasionally you may want to give users the ability to download a file or…some type of resource from your site.…In certain cases, for security reasons for example, you may need to occasionally have…scripting help you out with this but most of the time you can do it by just…using simple link syntax combined with the new HTML5 download attribute.…To experiment with this syntax we're going to use the resource.htm file found…in 05_03 directory.…Now if I look at the directory structure over here on the left-hand side, I can see…that in this folder there's also another directory named _ASSETS, and inside of…that, there is a syntax file, there's two versions of it, a PDF file and a ZIP file.…So from our HTML essential training resource site I've taken…the syntax page and sort of created a downloadable resource of just that page.…I saved it as a PDF and I've saved it as a ZIP file, and maybe we want to give users…the ability to download that and print it out or read it at a later time.…In the body of our page we have our download our HTML syntax reference.…
- 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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