Basic html

Last Update: June 30, 2018

I typically get a few PM's a week asking me about basic HTML, which is fine and I like that members are adding skills.

Now I was going to have an HTML cheat sheet here but due to the content duplication program the WA has when I tried to post the cheat sheet it won't let me because the HTML I am sharing is posted all over the internet.

So the next best thing I can do is provide you with a link to a fantastic resource to learn basic HTML.

Now if you're not familiar with HTML. HTML is the content on your site, so the words, the images and so on. This is different from CSS, CSS defines the design rules of your site, so it defines what your content actually looks like.

And because of this separation of CSS and HTML this is why you can switch from one theme to another and make your website look different but all your content stays the same.

Now I recommend you create a test site from one of your free site rubix sites and use that site to play around with HTML and other things like, themes, CSS and such instead of doing things on your live site.

This way you can play and screw up as much as you want and not have to worry that you've screwed up your live site. And once you understand and get things the way you want you can apply things to your live site with out any complications.

So here's that link for you. Oh, W3schools is a great resource for more then just HTML, the main W3schools URL is somthing you should book mark.

Enjoy!!

https://www.w3schools.com/html/html_basic.asp

I believe in you
Leo

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Harrysastar2 Premium
Hi, Leo, I tried to do the same thing with the same results. As well as W3 Schools, which is excellent, another one worth looking at is www.html.net. It covers CSS, HTML Javascript, PHP. It also has a forum where you can find answers to any questions you may have. ,
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leoemery Premium
Thanks for the other resource link.
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Stella2 Premium
Oh my stars Leo, you read my mind! Lol

I was thinking about this yesterday. I know enough now to play with code and learn a bit more. I was thinking about using one of the free sites to do that. I was just getting to the point of asking if anyone could recommend a place with good basic instruction.

And there you were with this!!
Thanks so much. Bookmarked. :-)
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leoemery Premium
It was meant to be - LOL
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Steven-A Premium
good advice
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leoemery Premium
Thanks
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Memorylaneuk Premium
Thank you so much for this. I still have a lot to learn but having people like you sharing things means I learn much quicker
With Grace and Gratitude
Karen
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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skmorrow Premium
Thanks Leo. I will bookmark this for another day. This is something I have really wanted to do, but I continue to add content instead. Someday I will get into HTML and CSS, but for now, the priority is content.
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leoemery Premium
Yes, content first - this stuff can come later
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Labman Premium
I've been using W3 school for years. Not only do they help with basic HTML but CSS and PHP as well. If you have a thorough understanding of those 3 programming languages, there isn't much you can't do with WordPress.
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leoemery Premium
Oh it's a great resource, and yep when it comes to wordpress you can do just about anything
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Hollshope Premium
Thank you - bookmarking now!
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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JerryHuang Premium
Thanks a lot for sharing this Leo!
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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mbouteiller Premium
Wow Leo, this is very cool! Thanks... I can't wait to try these out.

I have this bookmarked too.

Monica
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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sdawson Premium
That's a great site to learn some HTML Leo.
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leoemery Premium
It is
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Peshkats Premium
Thaks Leo, it's very helpful
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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Flatearther Premium
change the order around
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leoemery Premium
Don't understand what you mean - change the order around
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