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XHTML

Course Content

  • Course introduction
    • About the course
    • Tools you need
    • How the course works
  • HTML introduction
    • What is a web page? How does it work?
    • What a browser does
      • Slow loading pages
    • Where did HTML come from?
      • The World Wide Web Consortium
      • The importance of standards
    • Terminology

 

  • HTML &XHTML
    • Elements and attributes
    • Elements in detail
      • The start tag
        • Empty and non empty elements
    • Content
    • The close tag
    • Self closing elements
    • The problem with "tags"
    • HTML versus XHTML
      • Case sensitivity
      • HTML versus XHTML syntax
  • Document structure
    • The containment hierarchy
    • Structural versus presentational markup
    • Core HTML elements
      • The root element
      • The head and body elements
      • Giving a page a title

 

  • Basic markup
    • Text in HTML documents
      • Headings and paragraphs
        • Headings
        • Whitespace in HTML code
        • Paragraphs
    • Style sheets
    • Block and inline elements
    • Other kinds of structured text
    • Generic document structure
  • Site Management
    • Organizing and managing files and directories
    • Naming files and directories

 

  • Linking
    • Hypertext - introduction
    • Links to local documents
    • Relative URLs
      • Using an editor
      • Relative path practice
    • Absolute links
    • Linking to destination anchors
    • Links to FTP resources and email addresses
      • Downloading with FTP links
      • Email links
    • Linking wrap
  • Graphical elements
    • Graphics formats - introduction
    • Embedding a graphical element
    • Linking and graphical elements
      • Link borders on images
    • Images other than GIFs
    • Accessibility and usability - the alt attribute

 

  • Validating
    • Why is validating important?
    • What is validating?
      • The Document Type Definition
        • Strict
        • Transitional
        • Frameset
    • Creating valid HTML documents
      • The document type declaration
        • " Quirks" mode - introduction
    • Character encoding
    • Using a validator
  • Meta data
    • What is meta information?
    • Using meta elements

 

  • Frames
    • The pros and cons of frames
  • Special characters
    • Using special characters

 

  • Tables
    • Introduction
    • The anatomy of a table
      • The table element
      • The tr element
      • The td element
    • Non regular tables
      • The rowspan and colspan attributes
  • Forms
    • Introduction to forms
      • The form element
    • Text input
      • Single line text entry fields
      • Password entry fields
      • The textarea element
    • Controls
      • Checkboxes
      • Radio buttons
    • Groups of options
      • Dropdown menus
      • Scrolling lists
    • Submitting forms
      • Attributes of the form element
      • Buttons