FREE Introduction to HTML & CSS

FREE Introduction to HTML & CSS

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3 Westland Place


N1 7LP

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This FREE 2 day course provides an easy to follow, hands-on introduction to HTML and CSS, the basic languages that drive the Internet.

About this event

This course is free to Hackney residents. Participants will learn how to create attractive and well-structured web pages and web content using basic HTML and CSS. This workshop is highly recommended for anyone wishing to learn how to create websites and also for people who need to be able to edit and control existing websites or HTML newsletters.

The course covers the following:

  • What are HTML and CSS and how do they work together?
  • Basic elements and how to create hyperlinks
  • Working with images
  • Using DIVs, forms and lists
  • Page structure
  • Using Cascading Style Sheets to control the layout and look of HTML elements
  • Using Developer Tools to preview CSS changes
  • How and when to use In-line CSS
  • Creating code that is both readable, compliant with HTML5 standards and good for SEO

Completing this course will enable you to:

  • Understand how HTML and CSS function together
  • Use standard elements such as hyperlinks, DIVs, forms and lists
  • Create standards compliant web pages and sites
  • Use professional developer tools
  • Be aware of search engine optimisation practices (SEO)
  • Be comfortable editing and updating existing web pages

Course requirements:

This course is provided free of charge to Hackney residents who have UK/EU citizenship and were aged 19 or older on 31/08/2021. To enrol you will need to give a Hackney address. The course runs on 2 days on a Thursday and Friday.

Places are booked on a first come first served basis. We are operating a stand by / waiting list in case courses are fully booked.

This workshop is suitable for anyone with basic PC or Mac skills who wants to understand how the web works. No previous knowledge or experience of HTML or CSS is necessary.

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