Course info
Jul 30, 2014
1h 9m

Have you ever wanted to learn to create a web site? Not sure where to start? Start by learning the basics of HTML. HTML is the publishing language of the web. Utilizing HTML tags you can create a web page that can be displayed in any browser across the web. In this course, you will learn the most used tags in HTML5, and then create a website with those tags.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is HTML?

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language, the foundational language used to create websites and web documents. HTML defines the meaning and structure of web content.

Is HTML a programming language?

Technically, yes, HTML is a programming language (it has "language" in its own name). However it is a "declarative" language, different from languages more commonly associated with "programming" which are more computational.

Who is this course for?

While the course title conveys that it is intended for children, this is a useful course for anyone who wants to learn basic html from the ground up.

What will I learn in this course?

In this course you will learn:

  • What is HTML
  • Most useful HTML5 tags
    • head, body, h1, lists (ul, ol), images (img), etc.
  • Text editors
  • HTML structure and organization
  • Much more
Are there prerequisites to this course?

Nope! This is the absolute beginner level course, assuming zero prior experience with HTML or web development. You just need to know how to use a computer in general.

About the author
About the author

Jill is a freelance software developer who works on all things technical and loves it.

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