Class 02A

Topics

HTML Basic Tags
  • HTML Examples
  • Test Yourself
  • What is HTML5?
The Basics of Web Design
  • The Grid
  • Color Palette
  • Navigation
  • Design Principles
  • Typography

 


HTML Basic Tags

HTML Basic Document

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Title of document goes here</title>
</head>

<body>
Visible text goes here…
</body>

</html>

Basic Tags

<h1>Largest Heading</h1>
<h2> . . . </h2>
<h3> . . . </h3>
<h4> . . . </h4>
<h5> . . . </h5>
<h6>Smallest Heading</h6>

<p>This is a paragraph.</p>
<br> (line break)
<hr> (horizontal rule)
<!– This is a comment –>

Formatting

<b>Bold text</b>
<code>Computer code</code>
<em>Emphasized text</em>
<i>Italic text</i>
<kbd>Keyboard input</kbd>
<pre>Preformatted text</pre>
<small>Smaller text</small>
<strong>Important text</strong>

<abbr> (abbreviation)
<address> (contact information)
<bdo> (text direction)
<blockquote> (a section quoted from another source)
<cite> (title of a work)
<del> (deleted text)
<ins> (inserted text)
<sub> (subscripted text)
<sup> (superscripted text)

Links

Ordinary link: <a href=”http://www.example.com/”>Link-text goes here</a>
Image-link: <a href=”http://www.example.com/”><img src=”URL” alt=”Alternate Text”></a>
Mailto link: <a href=”mailto:webmaster@example.com”>Send e-mail</a>

Bookmark:
<a id=”tips”>Tips Section</a>
<a href=”#tips”>Jump to the Tips Section</a>

Images

<img src=”URL” alt=”Alternate Text” height=”42″ width=”42″>

Styles/Sections

<style type=”text/css”>
h1 {color:red;}
p {color:blue;}
</style>

<div>A block-level section in a document</div>
<span>An inline section in a document</span>

Unordered list

<ul>
<li>Item</li>
<li>Item</li>
</ul>

Ordered list

<ol>
<li>First item</li>
<li>Second item</li>
</ol>

Definition list

<dl>
<dt>Item 1</dt>
<dd>Describe item 1</dd>
<dt>Item 2</dt>
<dd>Describe item 2</dd>
</dl>

Tables

<table border=”1″>
<tr>
<th>table header</th>
<th>table header</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>table data</td>
<td>table data</td>
</tr>
</table>

Iframe

<iframe src=”demo_iframe.htm”></iframe>

Forms

<form action=”demo_form.asp” method=”post/get”>

<input type=”text” name=”email” size=”40″ maxlength=”50″>
<input type=”password”>
<input type=”checkbox” checked=”checked”>
<input type=”radio” checked=”checked”>
<input type=”submit” value=”Send”>
<input type=”reset”>
<input type=”hidden”>
<select>
<option>Apples</option>
<option selected=”selected”>Bananas</option>
<option>Cherries</option>
</select>

<textarea name=”comment” rows=”60″ cols=”20″></textarea>

</form>

Entities (Special Characters)

&lt; is the same as <
&gt; is the same as >
&#169; is the same as ©

Source : http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_quick.asp

HTML Examples

See the above tags in action:

http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_examples.asp

Test Yourself

http://www.w3schools.com/quiztest/quiztest.asp?qtest=HTML

What is HTML5?

http://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_intro.asp


The Basics of Web Design

Please read the following: http://www.everythingaboutweb.com/beginner/the-basics-of-web-design/

  • The Grid
  • Color Palette
  • Navigation
  • Design Principles
  • Typography

Want to know more?

The Grid

What is grid based design?

Color Palette

Color Theory for Web Designers

Navigation (See Class 02B notes)
Design Principles

9 Essential Principles for Good Web Design

Typography (See Class 02B Notes)

 

 

 



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