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HTML5 and CSS Fundamentals

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) via edX


This course is part of W3C's "Front-End Web Developer" Professional Certificate.

Learn the basic building blocks of Web design and style – HTML5 and CSS – to give your site a professional look and feel. We guide you step-by-step in how to use the latest Web standards to create a site to be proud of.

By the end of the course, you should understand all the fundamental elements – from headers and links to images and sidebars – and leave having built a basic framework for your own Web site.

This course has been initially developed by Dale A. Schouten, Anusha Muthiah and Christopher Perkins, as part of a partnership between W3C and Intel®.


Module 1: My first Web page
- The big three: HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
- Elements, tags and attributes
- Character encoding
- Best practices

Module 2: Attributes, images and links
- Attributes
- Semantic meaning
- Images
- Hyperlinks

Module 3: Adding style with CSS

- CSS basic syntax
- CSS properties
- Lists and selectors

Module 4: Fixing and debugging
- Debugging tools and HTML5
- Debugging and the CSS box model
- Debugging CSS precedence

Module 5: More HTML5 and CSS
- Tables
- Multimedia
- Embedding content
- CSS tricks

Module 6: Basics of page layout
- Concepts
- CSS Flexbox
- CSS Grid
- Recipe project

Taught by

Dale A. Schouten, Anusha Muthiah and Chris Perkins


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    My suggestion is to find other sources to learn. I went through up to JavaScript. IT is not well written or thought out curriculum. There is a lot of unnecessary duplication. I will begin with the "Intro to HTML course". This is the better of t…
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