HTML is Hyper Text Markup Language. This is derived from XML. This is a particular data format defined by WWW consortium (W3C) to create web pages.  In the next video you can learn what is HTML and how is used to create the internet. This is the fastest introduction to HTML you can find on internet.

Introduction to  HTML

Learning HTML+CSS

To learn HTML is easy. Once you have realized this is not a complex language you will need to memorize something called “tags”. These are HTML keywords. Each tag is specialized  for a specific type or has a specific function. There are about 30 tags in HTML.

You learn HTML to create static pages. After this you learn CSS to make pages nice. Then you can continue with JavaScript to create dynamic web pages. At first you may be confused by so many different notations and conventions. We try to present the essential to give you a good start.

IDE HTML Editors

To edit HTML you can use a Web Browser like Chrome or Firefox. Also you can edit HTML with a simple Notepad or text editor. In the past HTML was considered complex and Microsoft has created a Wisiwig editor. That use to create overcomplex unmaintainable HTML.  Professional developers use text based IDE like.

SmartCode Tutorials:

In next articles I will present the essence of HTML and Website design for fast learning. You can follow each article in less then 10 minutes.

External references:

If you appeal to learn more you can follow external references provided below.

Certification Exam

This is the first exam required for Website Developer certificate. Next exam is JavaScript.


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Leaderboard: Programming HTML+CSS

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