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HyperText Markup Language

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a page-description language. HTML supports text, graphics, and other resources, along with the instructions for presenting these elements in a browser. HTML provides facilities for multimedia presentations and for delivering applications that can run on the client's processor.

Tags in HTML indicate instructions. A browser can read any HTML tag that its interpreter has been programmed to recognize; there is, of course, a lot of industry effort dedicated to creating a standard HTML convention that HTML authors can expect to work regardless of the browser a user is using.

HTML ONE focuses on the use of basic HTML tags and on working with images. The use of many basic HTML tags is demonstrated. Also The GIMP is used to create and modify graphics files which may be displayed on a web page. At the end of this unit the student should have developed the skills to produce simple web pages using HTML. Also the student should be able to do some basic image manipulation.

The student should be aware that while most browsers will display a page in the same way most of the time. There are some differences between browsers in terms of how they interpret HTML tags. Also the screen settings on your computer may affect the way a page is displayed. Therefore a web page may be displayed differently on two different computers due to differences in screen settings or the browser being used. For this reason it is often a good idea to look at a page under different conditions.

  2. HEADINGS and BODY tag
  3. SUP and SUB
  4. LIST tag
  5. PRE tag and GIMP
  6. Downloading and Using Images
  7. FISH
  9. LINKS
  10. More Links
  11. The PRE Tag
  12. RGB Color Values
  13. The Marquee Tag
  14. Basic Tables
  15. Stick Figure and Tables
  16. Greek Letters
  17. American Flag
  18. Embedded Lists One
  19. Embedded Lists Two
  20. Outlines
  21. Altering Images
  22. Picture Links (using a href)
  23. Colspan
  24. Rowspan