Demystifying HTML: An introduction for beginners

Demystifying HTML: An introduction for beginners

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Lucas Cherkewski

August 12, 2017
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  1. Demystifying HTML An introduction for bloggers

  2. What’s the plan?

  3. 1. What is HTML?

  4. 1. What is HTML? 2. Why use it?

  5. 1. What is HTML? 2. Why use it? 3. How

    do we use it?
  6. 1. What is HTML? 2. Why use it? 3. How

    do we use it? 4. Where can we learn more?
  7. (Picture of me)

  8. Lucas Cherkewski

  9. What is HTML?

  10. HTML is…

  11. HTML is… content

  12. HTML is… content HTML is… description

  13. HTML is… content HTML is… description HTML is… structure

  14. HTML:

  15. HTML: HyperText HTML:

  16. HTML: HyperText HTML: Markup

  17. HTML: HyperText HTML: Markup HTML: Language

  18. Why use HTML?

  19. Specify precisely what you mean

  20. Accessibility

  21. Easier editing in WordPress

  22. Customizing plugins and themes

  23. Stepping stone to learning to code

  24. How do we write HTML?

  25. Somewhere to code…

  26. Somewhere to code… the “text” tab!

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  29. Back to language school!

  30. Meet your new best friends:

  31. Meet your new best friends: </>

  32. A basic HTML “tag”:

  33. A basic HTML “tag”: <p>

  34. A basic HTML “tag”: <p>Our words…

  35. A basic HTML “tag”: <p>Our words…</p>

  36. <p>Our words…</p>

  37. A real-world example…

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  43. =

  44. = <strong>

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  46. <p>
 Yaks are the <strong>best</ strong> </p>

  47. Some basic tags…

  48. Some basic tags… • <p>

  49. Some basic tags… • <p> • <h1>

  50. Some basic tags… • <p> • <h1>, <h2>, <h3>, …

  51. Some basic tags… • <p> • <h1>, <h2>, <h3>, …

    • <a>
  52. Going beyond simple description

  53. <a>Check out my site!</a>

  54. <a href="example.com">Check out my site!</a>

  55. <a href="example.com">Check out my site!</a>

  56. A small post

  57. My great adventure I went to Vancouver. It was so

    cool!
  58. <article> <h1>My great adventure</h1> <p>I went to <a href="example.org">Vancouver</a>. It

    was so <strong>cool</strong>!</p> </article>
  59. <article> <h1>My great adventure</h1> <p>I went to <a href="example.org">Vancouver</a>. It

    was so <strong>cool</strong>!</p> </article>
  60. Where can we learn more about HTML?

  61. In-person

  62. In-person • Ladies Learning Code

  63. In-person • Ladies Learning Code • Camp Tech

  64. In-person • Ladies Learning Code • Camp Tech • Lighthouse

    Labs
  65. Online courses

  66. Online courses • Treehouse

  67. Online courses • Treehouse • Codecademy

  68. Online courses • Treehouse • Codecademy • Lynda

  69. Online resources

  70. Online resources • CSS-Tricks

  71. Online resources • CSS-Tricks • MDN

  72. Online resources • CSS-Tricks • MDN • Stack Overflow

  73. Tools

  74. Tools • Code editors

  75. Tools • Code editors • Codepen

  76. Tools • Code editors • Codepen • Glitch

  77. WordPress specific

  78. WordPress specific • Codex

  79. WordPress specific • Codex • Facebook groups

  80. WordPress specific • Codex • Facebook groups • WordCamps and

    meetups
  81. What’d we talk about?

  82. HTML is a language to describe content

  83. Knowing HTML helps us work on the web

  84. There are many resources to learn from

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  86. Thanks!

  87. Thanks! lucas@lucascherkewski.com @lchski