HTML or HyperText Markup Language is a predominant markup language for web pages. It is a structured way of telling web browsers how a web page should be displayed. HTML is a static language, which means that it cannot process (or change its content based on) user input.
Basic HTML has no prerequisites in any formal education. HTML is text-based computer-coding that can be made and run by children that understand the alphabet and symbols (Age: 6+). It requires no specialist computer knowledge at its basic level. Further insight (as delivered in these lessons) requires at least a moderately educated individual or supervisor.
- Example: A children's lesson
|[Tags for XML which include] HTML merely use diamond symbols: <> one uncut diamond, and then closed with </> a cut diamond.
The basic set of HTML words are put in the diamonds.
<html> <head> <title> and then closed </title> </head> <body> but this is another section for the page.</body> </html>
|To finish the child merely creates a filename with the dot html extension. Then, the child can click the icon on the desktop for go! The dot html file is associated with a browser.
- To write HTML, you need to use an editor:
- Any plain-text editor will do, such as Windows Notepad, Macintosh TextEdit or gedit/Kate for Linux. A word processor, such as Microsoft Word or OpenOffice is not acceptable, but a more advanced text editor such as Notepad++ is fine, and even recommended.
- A What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) editor, such as Microsoft Expression Web (which replaced Frontpage (discontinued)) or Adobe Dreamweaver will work, but this course will focus on learning with a text editor before using a WYSIWYG editor.
- You may also want to use software that is specialized for programming, such as Eclipse.
- To view rendered HTML, you need a web browser (such as the one you are using to view this page). But it's a good idea to view your HTML documents in multiple browsers, because each browser has different rules to displays HTML documents. Jsbelk 12:26, 23 September 2011 (UTC)
- HTML Editing
- WYSIWYG vs. Manual Coding
- Content vs. Presentation
- W3C Standards
- WYSIWYG vs. Manual Coding in HTML - Advantages and disadvantages to both
- What is HTML anyway? - Get started on the right foot with this fun introduction to HTML!
- Basic formatting
- Fonts and colours
- Graphical Content and Multimedia - Understand how to display audio, video, and images using HTML.
- Meta Tags
- HTML Challenges - Work on your HTML skills with these visual challenges.
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- 188.8.131.52matt: want to customize my html blog template (&maybe make some simple webpages)
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- --220.127.116.11 01:50, 26 October 2007 (UTC) Trying to learn HTML
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- Cslashb Mastered all the lessons, finished most of the challenges.
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- cbulla21 Read Web Pages for Dummies, taken a web design course.
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- Zoltek 2:11, 16 June 2008 (AST) Hobbyist Programmer trying to learn.
- firstname.lastname@example.org 21:24, 27 June 2008 A 16-year-old teenager trying to learn HTML in order to have a clearer vision of how to improve his blog at theposterbeta.blogspot.com
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--Juan 20:59, 9 August 2008 (UTC) want to study HTML and then CSS:-)I start now. --Juandev 20:16, 6 January 2009 (UTC)
- --Navy blue84 18:15, 7 October 2008 (UTC) So I can build my own websites!!
- Freakandy I want to learn something new, and think HTML is quite an interesting subject!
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- tengo Interested in becoming an e-trepreneur, interested in improving local business web presence and beginning other projects I have in mind.
- Sdka--want to use HTML for blogs and making my own websites
- AFriedman 22:09, 14 October 2009 (UTC) I am using html as part of a programming course I'm enrolled in.
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- Smart58 22:38, 2 March 2010 (UTC) wants to learn HTML
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