HTML5 and CSS Training – Introduction

This course is useful to both beginners and advanced developers that already have experience in developing web applications. It helps you understand why HTML5 is such a core part of any website development these days.

Some understanding of the web is useful, although prior knowledge of HTML is not required.

Our courses run from 9.30 am to approximately 4.15pm. While you are with us we are focused on offering you a relaxed and productive learning environment. When you book a course with use you get the following:

  • A full colour training manual/book.
  • The exercises that you have worked on during your course to allow you to practice afterwards.
  • USB stick to take the exercises away.
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Freshly prepared lunch.
  • Refreshments throughout the day.
  • Training in fully air conditioned facilities from an experienced instructor.
  • Background
  • Introduction to HTML
  • Structuring a website
  • The client/server relationship
  • Understanding directories and how a site is organised
  • Cross platform file names
  • Cross platform directory names
  • The minimal HTML document
  • Understanding HTML syntax
  • Creating body text
  • Creating titles
  • Creating headings
  • Using the Section, Nav, Article and Aside tags
  • Adding metadata
  • How search engines read websites
  • Creating content tags
  • Creating keyword tags
  • Adding structure to the content
  • Creating headings and sub headings
  • Creating paragraphs
  • Creating line breaks
  • Working with images
  • Adding image links
  • The GIF, JPEG and PNG formats
  • Compression issues
  • Alternative text, titles and descriptions for images
  • Using the figure tag
  • Creating and working with lists
  • Numbered (ordered) lists
  • Unnumbered (unordered) lists
  • Definition lists
  • Linking to other documents
  • Relative links vs absolute links
  • Anchors within documents
  • Questions and answers
  • Tables in HTML5
  • Tables vs CSS
  • When to use tables and when not to
  • Creating a table
  • Creating rows
  • Creating columns
  • Forms
  • Creating a basic input form
  • Adding form fields, radio buttons and check boxes
  • Adding submit and reset buttons
  • Using form methods
  • Combining forms and actions
  • Using HTML5 form tags
  • Hexadecimal and RGB colour
  • Overview of CSS
  • Separating content from presentation
  • The difference between CSS and markup
  • What can CSS do?
  • CSS structure (syntax)
  • Inserting styles ‐ inline, embedded or external
  • Styling text using inline CSS
  • Styling basic text elements
  • Specifying font size and colour
  • Specifying font alignment
  • Styling a table
  • Styling row and column settings
  • Creating borders
  • Adding colours
  • Styling Links
  • Creating hover effects
  • Keeping tracks of links
  • Backward compatibility
  • Ensuring your HTML5 code can run on any browser
  • Publishing issues
  • Uploading your site
  • Proofing and testing your site