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  • Dreamweaver automatically generates most of this when you create a new document. 10 lines of code (including a blank line between head and body.)
    Take a look at these tags in Dreamweaver in a basic HTML document.
  • (Notice the attributes.)
  • Class Exercise:→   Add a page heading, paragraph, bold, italics, link, and an image. Use the image saved in the ARTDM-171 folder. (Drag and drop it into the images folder on your USB drive.)


  • 1. ARTDM 171, Week 4: HTML Basics Gilbert Guerrero,
  • 2. HTML Tags  
  • 3. HTML Reference
  • 4. Create a new page in Dreamweaver  
  • 5. Working folders for this week • Create a new folder in your ARTDM171 folder called Week4 • Create a new folder in Week4 called html • Set the html folder as your local root folder • Example: ARTDM171 Week4 html
  • 6. Tags used for Page Properties • <!DOCTYPE > - Defines the document type • <html></html> - Starts and ends the document • <head></head> - HTML Header. Comes after the <html> tag and before the <body> tag • <title></title> - HTML Title, the name of the document • <body></body> - Contains your visible content
  • 7. Anatomy of a Web Page <html> <head> </head> <body> </body> </html>
  • 8. Nesting • Be sure to properly nest your tags • Right: href=”xyz.html”>Xyz</a></em> <em><a • Wrong:href=”xyz.html”>Xyz</em></a> <em><a
  • 9. <meta /> – Meta Tags • <meta /> - Meta tags appear between the <head> tags. Used for page description, keywords, and other data. • Examples: ‣ <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> ‣ <meta name="keywords" content="design, technology, Web" />  ‣ <meta name="description" content="This site is about bread." /> ‣ <meta name="robots" content="noindex, nofollow" /> • Using the robots meta tag: Google Webmaster Central Blog
  • 10. Basic Tags • <p></p> Paragraph • <br /> Line break ‣ An empty tag, always end with a forward slash • <em></em> Emphasis • <strong></strong> Stronger emphasis • <h1></h1> <h2></h2> <h3></h3> Headers
  • 11. Semantic Web • <em></em> and <strong></strong> are known as Idiomatic Elements ‣ They help to convey meaning, which can be interpreted by a browser or device as a visual style, motion, sound volume, etc •  <i></i> and <b></b> are Typographic Elements ‣ Add visual style to a page, but do not convey meaning
  • 12. Semantic Web • <p></p> add structure to content which helps convey meaning and thought progression • <br /> could be used everywhere, but then meaning gets lost
  • 13. Semantic Web Heading tags help add structure to the page and tell search engines whatʼs important <h1>Name of the Site</h1> <h2>Title of the Page</h2> <h3>Section on the Page</h3> <h4>Subsection</h4>
  • 14. Semantic Web The Semantic Web by Tim Berners- Lee, James Hendler, and Ora Lassila “A new form of Web content that is meaningful to computers...”
  • 15. Firefox Web Developer Plugin firefox/addon/60
  • 16. <a></a> - Anchor • Link to an external Web site: ‣ <a href="">DVC</a> • Link to a Web page on your own site: ‣ <a href="bread.html">My Page About Bread</a> ‣ <a href="about/history.html">History of Bread</a> • Hooks (invisible): ‣ <a name="croissants"></a> • Link to the hook: ‣ <a href="index.html#croissants">Croissants</a>
  • 17. <img /> - Image • <img src="images/file.jpg" border="0" height="10" width="10" />  • Border, Width and Height are optional.
  • 18. <ul>, <ol> — Lists • Unordered Lists (Bulleted) • <ul> <li>Eggs</li> <li>Milk</li> <li>Potatoes</li> • </ul> • Ordered Lists (Numbered) • <ol> <li>Eggs</li> <li>Milk</li> <li>Potatoes</li> • </ol>
  • 19. &nbsp; — non breaking space
  • 20. <table> – Table tags <table></table> – Table. Encloses your table. You can set the width (Pixels or Percentage %), border, and cellpadding and cellspacing as attributes. <tr></tr> – Row. Encloses a row in your table. <td></td> – Cell. Encloses what's in each cell of the table. These also create your columns. Make sure you have the same number of cells in each row.
  • 21. Table Example <table width="540" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tr> <td>column 1</td> <td>column 2</td> Let’s try this <td>column 3</td> example. </tr> <tr> <td>Eggs</td> <td>Milk</td> <td>Potatoes</td> </tr> </table>
  • 22. Table Example <table> <tr> <td> Column 1 </td> <td> Column 2 </td> <td> Column 3 </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Eggs </td> <td> Milk </td> <td> Potatoes </td> </tr> </table>
  • 23. Fonts • For fonts, colors, and sizes, use CSS.  • Placed between the <head></head> tags • <style type="text/css></style> - Style tags. Enclose your CSS code in these. • Page Elements ‣ CSS uses page elements to specify fonts.  You can set a font on any page element, body, h1, p, a,...
  • 24. What about the <font> tag? • <font> tag is dead! • No longer the standard in todayʼs World Wide Web • <font> tags embed presentation in the structure • With CSS, our goal will be to separate presentation from structure
  • 25. Group Projects
  • 26. Homework due Feb 23 • Read and follow along Chapter 7: Styling Page Content ‣ Use last weekʼs homework and add CSS ‣ Add at least 9 rules  3 style rules for tags  2 custom classes  2 compound styles  2 divs with styles applied to the idʼs • There will be a quiz on Chapter 7 next week! • Next week we'll go deep into CSS
  • 27. Thank You