Introduction to Web Development: HTML

Learn how to build web pages with HTML, including syntax, major elements, and new HTML5 features and capabilities.
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (587 ratings)
31,952 students
Introduction to Web Development: HTML
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (587 ratings)
31,963 students
Introduce HTML
Review HTML
Get knowledge of the Key components of HTML for Web Pages
Position the learner to continue moving forward as a web developer
Discuss some of the new features and standards of HTML5


  • A computer
  • Time committment
  • Desire to learn
  • Ability to understand basic computer commands
  • Ability to solve problems and think analytically
  • Willingness to take what is presented and work with it to practice in your own way

This course is an overview of the HTML web programming standard. The course is intended for those who have never done anything with HTML or web pages and would like to build this basic knowledge for starting a career as a web developer or for learning how to program HTML for web pages. By no means will you be a world class UI developer at the end of this course, but you will have the basic understanding of building pages with HTML and HTML5, and at the end of the course you'll gain knowledge about where to go next to further your front-end web development skills

Who this course is for:
  • New HTML developers
  • New Web Developers
  • Anyone who wants to build simple HTML pages and would like a refresher or information on the tags available through HTML
  • Anyone who has never learned about HTML5 and just wants a quick look at new HTML5 features
12 sections55 lectures3h 10m total length
  • Course Overview
  • Why a Text Editor is a good idea
  • Installing Microsoft Expression Web [Free Version]
  • Install Adobe Brackets
  • Markup Language -- Tags
  • Attributes
  • The Head
  • The Body
  • The Form
  • Comments
  • Get Setup
  • Headings
  • Paragraphs and Line Breaks
  • Italic Text
  • Bold Text
  • Ampersand, Greater Than, and Less Than
  • Nonbreaking Space, Tab
  • Copyright and more to explore
  • Ordered Lists
  • Unordered Lists
  • Anchors [Links]
  • Anchors [mailto]
  • Going Forward
  • Tables, Rows, Columns, and cells
  • Cell and Row Styling - Borders
  • Cell and Row Styling - Colors
  • Cell and Row Styling - Padding and Spacing
  • Using Images
  • Styling Images: Sizing
  • Styling Images: Border And Corners
  • Using Images With Links
  • Text Input
  • Results Page - why and how quick look
  • Submit Buttons
  • Text Area Input
  • Password Input
  • Checkboxes
  • Radio Buttons
  • Dropdown List [select -- option]
  • Input Types
  • Header
  • Nav
  • Section
  • Article
  • Aside
  • Footer

Software Engineer and Computer Science Instructor
Brian Gorman
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  • 73,510 Students
  • 6 Courses

  I am an experienced .Net developer, previously certified as an MCSD .Net in [expired]. I have a masters of science degree in computer information systems, and a bachelor of science degree in computer science. I also have many years of experience instructing college courses online in SQL databases, C#/VB .Net programming, Java programming, and Microsoft Office. I have created many online technical training courses that can be found on various platforms like O'Reilly/InfiniteSkills, Udemy, and others. I also run MajorGuidanceSolutions, a training and consulting company ,while working fulltime as a .Net developer.