Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video The nav element, part of HTML Essential Training.
…It's time to start taking a more in-depth of some of…the structural elements that are in HTML5.…I want to start by taking a look at the nav element.…Now that's one of the section elements that are brand new, introduced in HTML5,…and I first want to examine what the specification says about it and…then we'll go and explore how to use it in our sites.…Now to view the specification I'm at w3.org and…this gives us a table of contents if you scroll down enough and…honestly you can just sort of scroll through this and you'll begin to…see individual attributes or elements in red, and what I'm looking for is,…I'm going to scroll down to this area for sections, creating sections of content,…and I'm going to look for things like the nav element.…
And when I click on that, it'll take me right to it.…Now, I know this specification is not the easiest thing in the world to read,…especially if you're not used to looking at them,…like I am, but essentially we get a breakdown of the element here.…Now, categories, content model, things like that, tells us where we can put this,…
- 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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