HTML5 and CSS: The Basics

NOTE: If you're designing or developing an IU departmental website, we strongly encourage you to use IU's WCMS. Learn more about publishing departmental pages at IU.

Learning Objectives

  • Structure text and image content for the web using HTML5
  • Learn semantic markup new to the HTML standard
  • Style a web page using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Create hyperlinks to link to other pages
  • Learn the box model for basic layout
  • Make web pages accessible and well-formed

Prerequisite Skills

  • Create a well-formed XML document
  • Validate an XML document

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Non-IU learners

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Enroll in HTML5 and CSS: The Basics (Non-IU: $16.99)

This course is part of an IT Training Certificate Series, which awards a certificate on successful completion of a final online exam. Learn more about the Web Creation Certificate Series.

Materials and Files

For IU learners, if you're interested in this content, but prefer not to enroll in the online course, you can download the PDF and exercise files below.

Note: The PDF and exercise files provided here formed a basis for the online course, but may vary from the online course.

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