What you should know after the first class:
First of all you can find a complete listing of tags at http://www.w3schools.com/html5/html5_reference.asp
There is a complete listing of CSS values at http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_reference.asp
Html is a series of tags, they start with a < followed by the tag name, a space then the attribute followed by an = sign and the attribute value in “ “ quotes. They are then closed by a >
There are two types of tags, self closing, or those which hold no content between them such as:
<img src=”somepicture.jpg” />
and those that contain content between the opening and closing tags such as,
<a href=”somepage.html” > This is a link! </a>
There are four tags that you must have in your page
CSS or cascading style sheets control the display of the page.
An example of a class:
An example of a rule (applies to all tags):
We have set up an account on a server that hosts your websites that you will be creating throughout the course, when you get home the method by which you will access the files on this site is:
1) Open Aptana
2) Right click on the ‘projects’ folder (see image below)
Right click on the projects folder and select add new project.
3) Select existing hosted project (see image below):
Select existing hosted project
4) Choose default location and press next
5) Give your project a name (see image below):
Give your project a name and press 'next'
6)Click on the ‘new connection’ button and complete the blanks using the site information that you received from www.freewebhostingarea.com
Now click on the new connection button, fill in the information and watch your site appear!