HTML & CSS 101: Learn how to build websites

HTML & CSS 101: Learn how to build websites

HTML and CSS are both considered the backbone of all websites on the internet. Command of HTML and CSS along with a programming language like JavaScript or PHP can enable anyone to create powerful web applications. Traditionally, HTML is seen as a markup language used to describe the structure of documents on the web. On the other hand CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are used to describe the presentation (i.e. look and feel) of an HTML document. In this workshop you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS.

Upon completion of the workshop you will:

  1. Understand what HTML and CSS are and why we need them.
  2. Understand the various components that make up a basic website.
  3. Learn basic HTML and CSS syntax.
  4. Learn to write HTML and CSS from scratch.
  5. Learn how to update HTML and CSS on existing websites.
  6. Learn how to use dev tools to inspect web documents.
  7. Learn how to seek help when trying to understand unfamiliar HTML tags or CSS rules.

Ensure that your computer is running the latest version of Google Chrome. No prior programming experience is required.

Instructor: Asad Ansari, Technical Support Analyst, E. J. Pratt Library, Victoria University, University of Toronto

Date and Time: Saturday October 14, 2023, from 12pm – 3pm

Location: Zoom

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