The Absolute Beginner's Guide to HTML and CSS

ebook A Step-by-Step Guide with Examples and Lab Exercises

By Kevin Wilson

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Written as an illustrated, step-by-step guide for beginners, this book will introduce you to HTML and CSS with lab exercises and examples of code.

You'll begin by setting up the development environment such as local web server and html editor. The next few chapters cover web servers, the basics of HTML such as language syntax, tags, and how to write a program. Next, you'll learn how to put together simple web pages demonstrating how the code works and how to use various HTML tags and CSS to style the pages. Finally, the use of CMS to build websites such as Drupal and WordPress and how HTML and CSS fits in. At the end there are reference libraries for both HTML tags and CSS.

The Absolute Beginners Guide to HTML and CSS provides you with the tools, confidence, and inspiration to start building web pages and websites. If you are a programmer, developer or a student, or just someone who wants to learn on their own, this book is for you.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand basic computer programming concepts
  • See how to use HTML and CSS to build web pages
  • Apply the syntax of HTML and CSS
  • See how HTML and CSS fits into CMS systems such as Drupal and WordPress
  • Who This Book Is For 

    Software programmers, developers, students, and anyone who wants a quick reference for HTML and CSS

    The Absolute Beginner's Guide to HTML and CSS