Introduction to HTML

The Introduction to HTML training course is designed to prepare non-technical professionals for managing web content and reviewing developer code.

The Introduction to HTML course introduces the tag-based language, giving you an understanding of how HTML fits into the larger landscape of the web, and providing you with a solid foundation in creating and editing HTML content. The course also provides a quick introduction to CSS, and concludes with a brief overview of using HTML5 audio and video elements.

If you are comfortable with HTML, consider taking the Introduction to HTML5 course.

Course Summary

Learn how to build and edit simple web pages using HTML and CSS.
Designers and project managers wanting to learn modern website design.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • Web Programming Basics
  • Creating a Proper HTML Document Structure
  • HTML Elements and Links
  • Tables
  • Semantic Markup
  • CSS Basics
  • Audio and Video

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to HTML training course you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to Web Programming
    • Understanding How Websites Work
    • Understanding How Webpages are Structured
    • Understanding How HTML Pages Fit into that Context.
  • Creating a Proper HTML Document Structure
    • Basics of Creating a HTML Document
    • Role of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Understanding HTML Elements
    • Common Elements
    • Classes
    • IDs
    • Entities
  • Creating HTML Links
    • Creating Links
    • Adding Images
    • Using Entities
  • Understanding HTML Tables
    • Creating Tables with Table Tags
    • Understanding Best Practices for Using Tables
    • Semantic Tables
  • HTML5 Semantic Markup
    • Understanding the Importance of HTML5 Semantic Tags
    • HTML5 Outlining
  • An Introduction to CSS
    • Understanding Basic CSS Concepts
    • Adding Inline CSS
    • Linking to External Stylesheets
    • Understanding Font, Color, and Other CSS Property Changes
  • Using HTML5 Video and Audio
    • Internet Video History: Flash, Silverlight
    • Introduction to HTML5 Video
    • Introduction to HTML5 Audio

Meet Your Instructor


Brian has been building and marketing web applications for more than 10 years. Brian embeds real world examples into every course, and has a knack for explaining the “why,” so students develop a deep level of understanding about a programming language and why businesses are using it today. Brian’s entrepreneurial enthusiasm has lead him to learn over a dozen open source frameworks to leverage for both his business’ and client’s needs. Specializing in WordPress, BigCommerce and...

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Joshua has been in the Internet industry almost since its inception, working as an enterprise systems administrator for 5 years, as a systems/network architect for two years, and as a developer for 15 years. His programming experience is generally centered on Internet applications; nowadays mostly focused on JavaScript, both server-side and front-end. Joshua is a believer in disruptive technologies and methodologies, and has practiced Agile/TDD methods for the past several years. Outside of work, he develops games,...

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Craig recently released the book, The JavaScript Framework Guide: AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Craig has been a guest on the Hanselminutes and JavaScript Jabber podcasts. He’s an avid blogger, and several of his articles have been published in Peter Cooper’s poplular “JavaScript Weekly” newsletter. He also has his own podcast, “The Front-End Developer’s Cast”.

Craig has been a developer for over 15 years at startups, enterprises, and as a consultant. During...

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Jeremy is a senior software engineer with over 15 years experience building websites and applications. He develops mobile apps with Ionic, crafts user interfaces with AngularJS, and builds web-service layers with Node.js.

He has a passion for open source and is the author of Ionic in Action and coauthor of Angular 2 in Action. He lives in Texas with his wife and daughter, and when he isn’t coding, you can find him brewing beer.

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