How to Make Your Own Webpage

A Beginners' Guide to HTML by Dave Alger
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This text is <b>BOLD</b>

Take a look at the HTML code below...

Exercise 1

Try typing different <tags> around the word Experiment below until you find 3 that work.
Note: The first one is already done for you


Hints:
  • Knowing that these tags will make the text bold... <b>Experiment</b>
  • Which tags might make the text underlined or italics?

One or more ATTRIBUTES can also be set inside the begin tag


<span style="color:red">Apple</span>


The tag name is ...span
The attribute name is ...style
The attribute value is ...color:red


Take a look at the HTML code below...

Exercise 2

See if you can get the word RAINBOW to display in a large font where each letter is a different color of the RAINBOW.


Hints:
  • Start by wrapping the entire word in a span tag and setting the style attribute to a value of font-size:4em
    • <span style="font-size:4em">RAINBOW</span>
  • Then wrap each letter in another span tag and setting the style attribute to different color values...
    • <span style="color:red">R</span>
    • <span style="color:orange">A</span>
    • ...

The anchor tag <a> uses the href attribute to link to other webpages


<a href="http://google.com">Google</a>


The tag name is ...a
The attribute name is ...href
The attribute value is ...http://google.com


The image tag <img> uses the src attribute to show a picture


<img src="mario.jpg" />


The tag name is ...img
The attribute name is ...src
The attribute value is ...mario.jpg

Exercise 3

Make a simple page about yourself with your name in large text at the top.
Use at least 1 image <img> and 1 hyperlink <a>


Hints:
  • Start by typing your name between <h1> and </h1> tags
    • <h1>Your Name</h1>
  • Add an image using the <img> tag
    • <img src="picture8.jpg" />
  • Add a hyperlink using the <a> tag
    • <a href="http://jsfiddle.net">jsfiddle</a>
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