Introduction to HTML

 

 

 

Introduction to HTML Training Class Summary

[This 2-day course is for students new to HTML. It begins with an introduction to web technologies and then provides a comprehensive overview of HTML. Students will be introduced to the structure of HTML documents, good markup techniques, and the concept of validation. This is a basic HTML training class for people new to HTML.

Audience: Students with basic understanding of how websites work.

Prerequisites: None.

Class Length: 2 days

Introduction to HTML Training Class Objectives
  • Learn the basics of Web development.
  • Learn the difference between HTML and XHTML.
  • Learn to create links and images in HTML documents.
  • Learn to create HTML tables.
  • Learn to create forms in HTML.
Introduction to HTML Training Class Detailed Outline
  1. A Quick Overview of Web Development
    • Client-side Programming
    • HTML
    • Cascading Style Sheets
    • JavaScript
    • Dynamic HTML
    • Ajax
    • Adobe Flash
    • Server-side Programming
    • Perl
    • ColdFusion
    • Active Server Pages
    • Java EE
    • ASP.NET
    • PHP
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Chapter Section
  2. Introduction to HTML
    • Getting Started
    • The HTML Skeleton
    • HTML Elements
    • Special Characters
    • The HTML/XHTML version
    • HTML5
  3. Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    • Paragraphs
    • Breaks and horizontal rules
    • Quoted Text
    • Preformatted Text
    • Phrase Elements
    • HTML 4 Formatting Elements
    • Documenting changes
  4. HTML Links
    • Text Links
    • Absolute vs Relative Paths
    • Targeting new Windows
    • Email Links
    • Anchors
    • The Title Attribute
  5. HTML Images
    • Inserting Images
    • Making Images accessible
    • Alternative Text
    • Long Descriptions
    • Height and Width Attributes
    • Image Links
  6. HTML Lists
    • Unordered Images
    • Nesting Unordered Lists
    • Nesting Ordered Lists
    • Start Attribute
    • Definition Lists
  7. HTML Tables
    • Creating Tables
    • Adding a Caption
    • Attributes
    • Merging Cells
  8. HTML Forms
    • How HTML Forms Work
    • The <form> Tag
    • Form Elements
    • Id and Name Attributes
    • Labels
    • Text Fields
    • Password Fields
    • Submit and Reset Buttons
    • Hidden Fields
  9. Crash Course in CSS
    • Benefits of Cascading Style Sheets
    • CSS Rules
    • Selectors
    • Precedence of Selectors
    • The Cascade
    • Media Types
    • Units of Measurement
    • The Inherit Value
    • @import