J321 C Class Presentation 11_Introduction HTML

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to HTML Homero Gil de Zúñiga School of Journalism University of Texas - Austin Introduction to HTML Historical background of HTML; the language of the Web Structure of an HTML tag and document Transition from HTML to XHTML Advantages of XHTML Structure of an XHTML document Understanding Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Historical Background The HTML = Hypertext Markup Language Developed originally in Switzerland by the CERN research lab Has been the universal language of the Web Allows you to format text, add graphics, sound, and video in a way that any computer can read Uses keywords called tags enclosed in “<“ and “>” signs that determine the kind of content to come Browsers interpret the tags and display the formatted document Hypertext allows users to link to any number of other web pages Structure of an HTML Tag The HTML tags <p>four score and seven years ago</p> Opening tag Contained text Closing tag w/ forward slash Samples of other HTML tags Structure of an HTML Document Develop Starting and finishing an HTML document 1. Type <html> 2. Create your document 3. Type </html> The Head and Body <html> identifies the document as an html page <head> provides info about the URL of the page and page title...
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