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Introduction to HTML5 for beginners and intermediate

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Introduction to HTML5 for beginners and intermediate - Sikademy


This tutorial series contains lessons on the basic and intermediate concepts in HTML 5. You will find some examples as well as exercises in each lesson to help ensure mastery of the concepts taught.

What is HTML5?

HTML5 is the current version of HTML, which stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. HTML is the standard language used to create files called web pages as well as manipulating those files to achieve font, colour, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.

How to View HTML Codes a Website on a Browser

HTML source codes are written text and syntax that defines the structure of a web page. The source code of any website can be viewed on a browser.

  • View Entire HTML Source Code of a Webpage

    • Right-Click on any webpage

    • Select "View Page Source" or "View Source" depending on the browser. This will open a window containing the HTML source code of the page.

  • View the Source Code of a Particular HTML Element

    • Right-click on any element or section of a webpage or blank area.

    • Select "Inspect" or "Inspect Element" to see the HTML and CSS code of that element. You can also edit the HTML or CSS on the panel that displays the code.


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Exercise #1

Who invented HTML, where was it invented and what was/is the first website?

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