Understand HTML Principles with Your First Website

Lesson 1, Step 1: Introduction

Courses Outline

Lesson 1: Course Introduction
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Introduction
1:13
Lesson 2: Getting started with HTML
What is HTML?
4:28
Your First HTML Page
8:02
Quiz
Lesson 3: Working with HTML
Main Text Tags
5:52
Images and Media
4:44
List Tags
4:11
Linking in HTML
10:15
Other Text and Formatting Tags
6:35
Quiz
Lesson 4: Structuring Your HTML Layout
Head Tags
7:31
Structural Tags
7:44
Table Tags
7:24
Form Tags
13:15
HTML Entities and Page Encoding
3:34
Quiz
Lesson 5: Testing your HTML
HTML Versions
8:47
Code Validation
6:33
Testing and Compatibility Tools
3:58
Lesson 6: Course Conclusion
Conclusion
0:52

Understand HTML Principles with Your First Website

Lesson 1, Step 1: Introduction

Recommended Sites

http://www.w3.org - Thw World Wide Web Consortium’s website, where you can consult the official specifications for HTML versions.

http://www.sitepoint.com/html-css/ - Sitepoint’s HTML & CSS posts.

http://html5doctor.com - HTML5doctor.com - useful website to learn about the many details and use cases of the HTML tags.

http://css-tricks.com/use-target_blank/ - considerations about using ‘target=“_blank”’.

http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/201109/block_level_links_and_accessibility/ - a short article about block-level links and accessibility.

http://html5doctor.com/cite-and-blockquote-reloaded/ - useful info about the cite and blockquote tags.

https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/79812?hl=en - Meta tags that Google understands.

http://www.w3.org/TR/html-design-principles/ - HTML Design Principles

Testing Resources

http://validator.w3.org/ - W3C’s HTML validator.

http://caniuse.com - Very useful tool to check browser support for specific HTML, CSS and Javascript features.

http://browsershots.org/ - Browser testing tool that can be used for free.

http://www.browserstack.com/ - Web application for live testing in desktop and mobile browsers.

https://www.modern.ie/en-us - Microsoft’s website with tools for testing your website on Internet Explorer.

http://www.my-debugbar.com/wiki/IETester/HomePage - IETester - do not rely on it completely, but it can help with testing a website on Internet Explorer.

XHTML

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/expression/dd439540.aspx - An article showing how to transition from presentational HTML 4 to XHTML – just so you see how the mindset about HTML and CSS was changing at the time.

http://www.webstandards.org/learn/articles/askw3c/sep2003/ - Serving XHTML with the right MIME type.

http://html5doctor.com/html-5-xml-xhtml-5/ - An article about XHTML5.

http://www.xmlplease.com/xhtml/xhtml5polyglot/ - Another article about XHTML5.