Introduction to HTML + CSS

There are obviously a million HTML + CSS tutorials on the Web (actually, Google reports 12.7M hits). ¬†Instead of creating a brand new one, this page holds a good starting point for understanding the basics of HTML + CSS from a trusted source, one that I have used many times in the past. The Mozilla Foundation, makers of FireFox, has a “developers network” that links out to good tutorials and reference guides that will be helpful to you. ¬†This page simply holds a few links to help you begin.

HTML Resources:

Topics to cover:

  • history of HTML
  • terminology: element, tag, attribute
  • whitespace
  • DOM

CSS Resources:

Topics to cover:

  • Cascading/inheritance
  • Selectors

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