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Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the basic building block of the web.  HTML files tell web browsers what content to display.  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of HTML5, the latest version of the HTML standard, and use a text editor to code a simple two-page website.  We will also discuss how HTML skills will help you create your website even if you decide not to hand-code.  Topics covered will include:

  • Methods for building a website, including hand-coding from scratch, templates, WYSIWYG (what-you-see-is-what-you-get) web builders (e.g. DreamWeaver), and content management systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Current HTML standards
  • Setting up the basic structure of a webpage
  • Using HTML tags to add common elements, such as images, links, and lists
  • Tools for continuing to develop your HTML and web design skills

This workshop is geared toward beginners; no prior experience with HTML is assumed.

Related LibGuide: Web Design by Chava Spivak-Birndorf

Monday, February 20, 2017
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Productivity, Digital Media Literacy
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