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Anatomy of the <head> in HTML5

HTML document structure is hierarchical, so an entire document includes a head section. Thus, immediately following the opening <html> element is where you define the head section, starting with an opening [more…]

How to Redirect Users to Another Page

You can use metadata in your header to send messages to web browsers about how they should display (or otherwise handle) your web pages. Web builders commonly use the [more…]

Format Text in an HTML5 Document

HTML documents include text, images, multimedia files, links, and other bits of content that you mold into a web page by using markup elements and attributes. You use blocks of text to create such things [more…]

How to Create Paragraphs in HTML5

Paragraphs appear more often than any other text block in web pages. Remember, though, that HTML browsers don’t recognize hard returns that you enter when you create your page inside an editor. You must [more…]

How to Create Headings in HTML5

Headings break a document into sections. Most books use headings and subheadings to divide each chapter into sections, for example, and you can do the same with your web page. Headings [more…]

How to Control Text Blocks in HTML5

Blocks of text build the foundation of your web page. You use blocks of text to create such things as headings, paragraphs, and lists. You can break those blocks into smaller pieces to better guide readers [more…]

How to Create Numbered Lists in HTML5

Lists are powerful tools to group similar elements, and lists give visitors to your site an easy way to zoom in on groups of information. Just about anything fits in a list, from sets of instructions to [more…]

How to Create Bulleted Lists in HTML5

A bulleted list contains one or more items each prefaced by a bullet (often a big dot). Use this kind of list on your web page if the items’ order isn’t necessary for understanding the information it presents [more…]

How to Create Definition Lists in HTML5

Lists are powerful tools to group similar elements, and lists give visitors to your site an easy way to zoom in on groups of information. Just about anything fits in a list, from sets of instructions to [more…]

How to Create Nested Lists in HTML5

Just about anything fits in a list, from sets of instructions to collections of links. You can create subcategories by nesting lists within lists. Some common uses for nested lists include the following [more…]

How to Create Tables in HTML5

The primary markup container for tables in HTML is the table element. That is, you use the opening <table> tag to denote the start of a table, and you add the closing [more…]

Manage Table Layouts in HTML5

In HTML, tables make it easy to lay out data, text, and even images in a grid. Tables help make it easy to present numerical data (which naturally appears in tabular form in spreadsheets and other similar [more…]

How to Shape a Solid Table in HTML5

For this table-construction exercise, you’re going to draw some data from the hard-working economists and statisticians at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics [more…]

What Types of Web Forms Can You Create with HTML5?

HTML form markup elements give you a healthy collection of tags and attributes for creating forms to collect information from visitors to your site. The web contains millions of forms, and every form is [more…]

How to Create Web Forms with HTML5

HTML forms can present information to users, using text and images. Every form has the same basic structure. Which input elements you use depends upon the data you’re presenting and collecting. [more…]

How to Use Input Tags in HTML5 Forms

The tags you use to solicit input from your site visitors make up the bulk of any form. HTML supports a variety of input options, from text fields to radio buttons and from files to images. [more…]

How to Use Text Fields in Your HTML5 Form

You can use a variety of input field types in your forms, such as text, password, radio(button), checkbox, hidden, search, tel (telephone number), url, [more…]

How to Use Password Fields and Hidden Fields in Your HTML5 Form

A password field is a special text field on a web form that doesn’t display what the user types. Each keystroke is represented on the screen by a placeholder character, such as an asterisk or a bullet, [more…]

How to Use Check Boxes and Radio Buttons in Your HTML5 Form

When creating a data collection form for your website, if only a finite set of possible values is available to the user, you can give him a collection of options to choose from: [more…]

How to Create File Upload Fields in HTML5

An HTML web form can receive documents and other files, such as images, from users. When a user submits the form, the browser grabs a copy of the file and sends it with the other form data. To create a [more…]

How to Create Drop-Down List Fields in HTML5

Drop-down lists in forms on your website are a great way to give users lots of options in a small amount of screen space. You use two HTML tags to create a drop-down list: [more…]

How to Create Submit and Reset Buttons in HTML5

Submit and Reset buttons help the user tell the browser what to do with a form on your website. You can use HTML to create buttons to either submit or reset your form, using the [more…]

How to Design User-Friendly Forms in HTML5

Designing useful forms in HTML is a different undertaking from designing easy-to-use forms. Your form may gather the data that you need, but if your form is difficult for visitors to use, they may abandon [more…]

How to Create Hyperlinks with HTML5

Hyperlinks, or simply links, connect HTML pages and other resources on the web. When you include a link on your page, you enable visitors to travel from your page to another website, another page on your [more…]

Exploring Link Options in HTML5

Hyperlinks, or simply links, connect HTML pages and other resources on the web. You can link your website, or pages on your website, to a variety of online resources: [more…]

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