Maybe you dabble in Web design from time to time, or are responsible
for updating your company's blog or social media postings. Maybe you've been tasked with modifying e-mails or e-newsletters going
to customers. If you're struggling to make your project look "just right," discover the tips and techniques that will have you
manipulating HTML — even with no previous experience or knowledge of markup language!
You've spent hours writing the perfect content for your organization's
next Web update. You're looking forward to having your polished and professional work out there for clients and customers to see.
You go to copy from your source and paste your work into the content management system and suddenly your content is marred with
strange line reaks, funny-looking marks in the text, and unintended font formatting that would throw any reader for a loop. You
immediately use the WYSIWYG editor to try and correct the errors, but it would be so much easier if you could simply modify and
update the HTML directly!
HTML is the building block of all basic Web sites. Each Web browser uses
the elements of HTML, which consist of tags, to interpret and display the content of a given Web page. If you're not familiar with
the elements and attributes used in HTML, it can be very complex and difficult to manipulate. Users with little or no formal
training can easily find themselves searching on the Internet or digging through manuals in an effort to figure out which tag is
incorrect or where an angle bracket is missing.
Just think about some of your most problematic formatting and content
manipulation issues. Do you ever find yourself:
- Overwhelmed by the number of attributes in your document and trying to pinpoint the exact location of your
- Struggling to utilize colors and fonts appropriately so that the end-result is attractive and
- Confused by the order in which certain tags need to be presented?
- Longing to duplicate a great Web page design you've seen but unsure of where to start?
- Wondering how to put it all together when trying to create a Web page from scratch?
- Frustrated with your inability to maximize what tools like WordPress, Blogger, and Microsoft®
Outlook® have to offer?
Don't spend another minute frazzled and frustrated, letting the
complexities of HTML get the best of you. By understanding just the basics of HTML syntax, you'll be able to edit and change blog
and social media posts, e-mails, e-newsletters, articles, and many other types of Web page content in a snap. We'll provide you
with a solid and straightforward overview of the essentials for learning how to troubleshoot HTML errors and modify your content so
that it looks the way you want it to and says exactly what you need it to. More importantly, you'll be sailing through projects
like never before, wondering why you waited so long to take control of your content and its presentation!
With the tools and techniques provided in this information-packed CD-ROM,
you can learn to make the most of every project and piece of content you post. HTML Basics will help you
to better understand how Web pages are displayed and how you can easily and effortlessly make your own look the way you want them
to. Eliminate the stress and frustration of making mistakes that take precious time away from all the others things on your to-do
list, and get on your way to becoming a more productive and professional content publisher today!
In just one hour, you'll discover the need-to-know elements of basic
HTML that will have you creating and presenting your Web content like a pro. Make the most of your Web pages, e-mails, blogs, and
much more by learning to edit HTML with ease and troubleshoot even the peskiest of problems in a snap!
What You'll Learn
- The types of HTML tags — including start and end tags, attributes, document tags, and formatting tags — and how they're used
- Practical practice and tips for finding the missing tag
- Techniques for nesting tags correctly
- Ways to create tables that are correctly coded
- How to add lists, links, and images to your HTML
- The importance of the ALT text in image tags
- Tips for putting all of your knowledge together and creating Web pages on your own
- How to make the most of various Web tools and other uses for HTML besides Web pages
Who Will Benefit
Marketers, Web designers, desktop publishing professionals, educators, administrative assistants — anyone and everyone who might be tasked with Web content creation and manipulation or is simply looking to get a basic understanding of HTML and how to edit it!