Basic HTML – Part 2

This is the continuation of my previous post Basic HTML – Part 1. On this phase of the post, I’m going to explain the table and form tags.

Table:

Table is a very important tag and widely used for alignment management of web pages. It is defined by the <table> tag. Some hierarchy are needed to be maintained for tables. First the table, then row, then column and finally content of the column. Continue reading

Basic HTML – Part 1

Well.. I was supposed to take a short class for my developer group in a recent project. I thought I’d rather post the topics and some detail of that class here, which can help beginners.

First of all, we are going to learn some keywords and their use:

  • HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language.
    • Used to write web pages. Browsers understand this language. You have to talk with web browsers in this language.
  • Tags
    • Tags are used to distinguish different elements in a web page. As an example, we’d use the anchor tag (<a>) to define anchor or links.
  • CSS – Cascading Style Sheet
    • CSS is used to define style for a web page. We’d learn about CSS in a later session.
  • Scripts
    • Scripts are some programming language which helps to interact a web page with user and server. PHP, JavaScript etc. are commonly used scripts in web development.

Now I’m going to explain some rapidly used tags here. Continue reading