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XChange Training Location Glasgow

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HTML & CSS Combo Essentials Introduction 2 Days - Glasgow

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£450 + vat

Learn the basics of creating a web page from scratch and adding simple visual styling to produce results that will appeal to your audience. This course is the perfect way to understand the core languages that define the structure and appearance of almost every resource on the web.

After we guide you on what HTML and CSS are and how they are written, we will show you how to harness their combined power to produce reliable, semantic documents styled to look appealing across an array of browsers and devices. With our help, you will learn how to control page structure, dimensions, fonts, colours, and much more.

Learn the basics of creating a web page from scratch and adding simple visual styling to produce results that will appeal to your audience. This course is the perfect way to understand the core languages that define the structure and appearance of almost every resource on the web.

After we guide you on what HTML and CSS are and how they are written, we will show you how to harness their combined power to produce reliable, semantic documents styled to look appealing across an array of browsers and devices. With our help, you will learn how to control page structure, dimensions, fonts, colours, and much more.

  • HTML Introduction 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Essentials course will cover everything you need to get started with producing HTML and styling your content with CSS. You will learn how web pages are structured under the hood and how you can put together your own files for the web. We will also show you how to use CSS to control every aspect of a site's visuals: its fonts, colours, leading, margins, and more.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand the syntax and structure of HTML pages
    • Insert tags, attributes, and values into a page
    • Define titles, headings, and page regions
    • Add links, alternate text content, and background images
    • Position and resize images and other page elements
    • Work with colours
    • Use correct styles instead of deprecated HTML tags
    • Design without relying on tables
    • Include padding, margins, borders, and backgrounds
    • Write selectors to target only specific parts of a page
    • Produce horizontal and vertical navigation bars
    • Style hyperlinks
    • Differentiate between external, embedded, and inline styles

    Our goals are for you to understand how to create and adjust your own HTML documents, and for you to understand how to enhance the visual appearance of your web pages.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for anyone interested in producing or editing content for the web.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    • The World Wide Web
    • Client Side vs. Server Side
    • The web technologies
    • Evolution of the World Wide Web
    • What is Web 2.0
    • Workings of HTTP
    • The fundamentals of the web
    • What is AJAX?
    • The W3C
    • Web Standards
    • Web Accessibility
    • What is a Browser?
    • Browser Wars
    • Netscape to Chrome
    • Browser Statistics
    • A Modern Browser
    • Cross-Browser compatibility issues
    • Internet Explorer 6 issues
    • Mobile Browsers
    The Syntax
    • A self-closing tag.
    • block vs. inline
    • Site Architecture
    • File & Folder Management
    • Site definition
    • Naming conventions
    • Defining assets
    • The Different DOCTYPE’s
    • What is a DOCTYPE
    • The DTD
    • XML declaration issue
    • XHTMLising your code
    • Document Object Model
    • HTML5 Default options
    The HEAD
    • Adding Meta tags
    • Keywords, Descriptions and Refresh
    • The Character Set
    • HTML Comments
    • Script Tag
    The CSS in HTML
    • Depreciated Style tags
    • Linking to CSS
    • Defining Media type
    The BODY
    • HTML tags & elements
    • Deprecated tags
    • Semantics in the language
    • Page Structure
    • Headings & Paragraphs
    Semantic Tags
    • Ordered & Un-Ordered Lists
    • Nested Lists
    • Data Types and Definitions
    • Special Characters
    • Adding title attribute
    • Using the
    • Cite, dfn, var, abbr
    • Related semantics
    • Code, kbd, samp and pre
    • Quoting in HTML
    • Bold, strong, italic and emphasis
    • Tables
    • Table headers
    • Accessibility in Tables
    • Nesting Tables
    • Adding Captions
    • Merging columns and rows
    Web Images
    • GIF vs JPEG vs PNG
    • What the future holds
    • SVG and Canvas
    • When to use what image format?
    • Image attributes
    • Alternate text for Accessibility
    • Figure Captioning
    • The anchor tag
    • Jump links to an ID
    • relative & absolute links
    • server side relative linking.
    • open new tabs
    • Linking to an email address
    • The tag
    • GET vs. POST
    • Action method
    • Text fields
    • Setting Accessibility labels
    • Text Area
    • Check boxes
    • Drop-down lists
    • Radio buttons
    • Radio Groups
    • Upload a file
    • Fieldset & accessibility
    • Submit & Reset buttons
    • Javascript form onclear
    HTML5 in Forms
    • Email, url, date, week input types
    • Time, datetime, month input types
    • Number, range and search input types
    • Tel & color input type
    • List, autofocus and required attributes
    • Multiple, pattern and autocomplete
    • Min, max and step
    HTML5 Video
    • Browser Codecs
    • Encoding in H264
    • Encoding in Ogg Theora
    • Encoding in VP8
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at our Scotland training centre located in central Glasgow at:

    Centrum Business Centre
    38 Queen Street
    G1 3DX

    The Glasgow training centre is located on Queen Street in the heart of Glasgow close to Central Station, Queen Street Station and Argyle Street Station.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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  • HTML Introduction 2 Days - Upcoming Glasgow Course Dates

    Next 20 May - 21 May £450 + vat
    Next 22 Jul - 23 Jul £450 + vat
    Next 09 Sep - 10 Sep £450 + vat
    Next 11 Nov - 12 Nov £450 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Knowledgeable trainer, great style pace and inclusion of all delegates. One of the best trainers I have seen in my 'many' years......thank you"

    Perry Hailey, Gatwick Airport, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Excellent instructor, very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. Also, was very good at tailoring the course to suit the speed/competency of the pupils. I enjoyed the course immensely."

    Nik Dyer, MWH Global, HTML & CSS - Two Day Introduction

    "Very well structured and clearly explained. Good facilities, resources and class size. Met all expectations and realised objectives. Would definitely consider XChange Training for future requirements. "

    Aoife Breen, UCLU, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Excellent course content and structured in such a way that it is easy to understand for the beginner. Thank you for the excellent course."

    Tami Penswick, Yahoo, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Thought course and instructor were excellent. Very approachable and enthusiastic. Good pace of learning. Would recommend. "

    John Woodward, University of Liverpool, HTML5 & CSS3 - 2 Day Introduction

    "As always clear, concise and friendly. I have come away from today's course having learnt exactly what I needed to know. Thank you!"

    Charlotte Green, AXA Investment Managers, HTML - 1 Day Introduction

    "The tutor was excellent! He was very friendly and his instruction has surpassed my expectations. I am extremely impressed by how much I have learned and I would definitely recommend this course to my friends and colleagues. The course was worth every penny. Thank you so much!"

    Jonathan Cain, HTML/HTML5 & CSS/CSS3 Masterclass

    "The course was very well planned and easy to understand and follow. I feel I have a good knowledge on how to to use HTML and CSS in my role."

    Melissa Epsley, ITC, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very good course, covered all the basics very thoroughly and took time to answer any questions I had."

    Rachel Varnam, Airwave, HTML & CSS Introduction - 2 Days

    "I was first sceptical of this course, with regards to the knowledge I would gain in such a short time, but having taken this course, I could not have been happier. The tutor was fantastic, very knowledgable and helpful. I would not only recommend XChange training but would consider doing further courses myself. "

    Gary Carney, none, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction