WTF Andrew

HTML & CSS – Design & Code a Website

Introduction to HTML & CSS Training Course

In WTF Andrew’s HTML & CSS Training Course you’ll learn how Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) work together to create web sites.

The short, hands-on course is aimed at people with no, or a little experience of HTML or CSS, who need to either maintain or create websites, whether through Content Management Systems, tools like Adobe Dreamweaver, or any other spot where HTML skills might come in handy.

Who should attend?

Anyone needing to work with HTML and CSS – marketeers, graphic designers, administrators, web content editors and many many more..

Course outline

About Web Standards, the W3c and WHATWG

The web didn’t just appear – what you need to know about who’s in charge, who makes it work and why it matters to you.

  • HTML
  • HTML 5
  • CSS

Creating and testing pages

Create a page and look at in a browser! Nearly (but not quite) as straight forward as you think. Also, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, mobile, desktop, there’s a dizzying number of places your web presence could turn up. What to do?

  • Creating HTML
  • Testing HTML pages
  • About Doctypes and rendering modes
  • The vast world of browsers
  • About Character entities

HTML and Structure – Why it matters

No proper structure your web pages won’t standup. Get found by search engines, get syndicated, be useful.

  • Headings
  • Lists
  • Paragraphs and line breaks
  • Divs
  • Tables
  • Other structural elements
  • HTML 5 and structure
  • Structure and Accessibility
  • Structure and Search Engine Optomisation

About Hyperlinks

Creating links, getting fancier with links, when not to use links.

  • How links work
  • Linking to other sites
  • Linking to pages in your site
  • Links within a page
  • Email links

Images and HTML

Preparing and putting pictures in the page. All you need to know.

  • Graphics formats
  • Adding images
  • Images and accessibility
  • Links and images
  • About buttons

About CSS

Without Cascading Style Sheets the web would be Times New Roman and nothing else. Bring beauty to your pages.

  • How CSS works
  • Understanding CSS style rules
  • Linking to CSS
  • About CSS selectors
  • Basic CSS box models and properties
  • Using CSS to layout web pages

Publishing A Website

How to upload, update, publish. The final polish.

  • Using FTP to publish and update a site
  • About Search Engine Optimisation