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HTML (Level 1)
This first part of the pre-course will provide you with an overview of HTML and resources to cover the basics that you need.
HyperText Markup Language, or HTML, is the universal language of the internet. With HTML you can create your own Website.
HTML is easy to learn - You will enjoy it! 😃
- HTML is what you use to create Web pages.
- HTML describes the structure of a Web page (for example, if your page should be structured as: header, subheader, text, picture, new paragraph, etc.)
- HTML consists of a series of elements. Think of an element as the component in your HTML code that is tells the web page "this is a heading", "this is a paragraph", "this is a link", etc.
- Essentially, HTML elements tell the browser how to display things.
This video will give you a clear understanding of HTML and how to use it. We really recommend dedicating one hour to watching it as it will save you a lot of time trying to understand things on your own!
The resources below are what you need to cover the basics of HTML. Each link will redirect you to the relevant page on W3 Schools, which will contain an explanation of HTML code, why we use it, and how to use it. You will also be able to play around with the code yourself so you can start practicing!
Here are some additional links that you might find helpful to explore and understand HTML: