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Introduction to HTML for Designers

by Susan Simkins

Understanding HTML is key to being able to design and build great websites. In this course we'll gain a deeper understanding of HTML by creating content such as lists, images with captions, special characters and all kinds of elements related to building complex content like forms and tables.

What you'll learn

Understanding HTML is key to being able to design and build great websites. In this course we'll gain a deeper understanding of HTML by creating content such as lists, images with captions, special characters and all kinds of elements related to building complex content like forms and tables.We'll also discuss some important concepts like how to use phrase elements correctly for more meaningful and expressive content, building an outline with HTML, what HTML5 is, and where to go for information on web standards and when you need help writing your own HTML. We'll also discuss best practices such as checking for errors by validating your HTML and where and how to start testing for cross browser compatibility. By the time this course is over you'll have the knowledge you need to start writing your own HTML from scratch. For an additional learning resource, download your free copy of our Key Web Terms Reference Guide and PDF so you can get comfortable with important web design terminology.

About the author

Susan is a web design tutor for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages. Since then, Susan has develo... more

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