- 1. HTML was developed by Tim Berners-Lee using the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML). HTML is a Hypertext Markup Language. The purpose of HTML is to provide markup symbols and codes so that a file can display on a web page. The features of HTML include an opening tag and a closing tag are the codes for making words, pictures and decorations display on a webpage.
- 2. There is no special software needed to create and test web pages, just a text editor. You can use Notepad (on Windows), TextEdit (on Macs), and others. You can test a webpage by using Internet Explorrer, FIrefox, Safari, or Google Chrome.
- 3. The head section of a web page are there to display the title for the page, meta tags (that allow for your page to be accessed by search engines) and to also include scripts and styles. The body section of the web page is where most of the text will appear and this is so that the contents of the webpage are configured.
- 1. The heading element of a webpage are organized in 6 different levels. When you type in a heading, it appears as a 'block' of text that has emppty space above and below the heading. The different levels of heading tags allow the font size to change.
- 2. Ordered lists place a number or letter in front of each list item. Unordered lists uses a bullet point ot some sort of list amrket before every item in the list.
- 3. The blockquote is used so that you can display a block of text that is quoted in a certain way. This is indenting on both sides.
- 1. Special characters can be vital for some businesses and companies so that they are able to copyright their material or to put something in quotation marks. Special characters can also help to tweek things on your website a little bit, for example provide more of a space than you would otherwise have so that it is blank.
- 2. You would want to use an absolute hyperlink when you are trying to link up with resources on another website. The href value includes http:// and the domain name.
- 3. You would want to use a relative link when you are wanting to link to webpages within your site. The href value will then only have the file name or the file name and folder of the web page you are wanting to display.
- 1. Url: www.html-5-tutorial.com
- 2. The tutorial is for beginners
- 3. I would recommend this site to others because it has a lot of information about html5 and it is nicely organized with different subheadings about each specific topic.
- 4. What I learned: HTML5 is what HTML should have been from the beginning. The two groups that are in charge of developing HTML5 are W3C and WHATWG.