Checkpoint 2.1

  1. HTML is a collection of mark-up symbols that are in a file which will be viewed on the web. HTML was was created by Tim Bernes-Lee using Standard Generalized Mark-up Language which creates a DTD. Media like graphics, audio or video are features of HTML. When using HTML you can set up paragraphs, heading, and lists.
  2. The software that you need to make a web page is notepad, notepad++ or another text editor and use the format for HTML web pages. It starts with DOCTYPE, html, head, title, met, head, body, body/ and a closing html tag. To check your web page you need an internet browser and click File> Open> Browse> and find your index.html file then click OK.
  3. The head section of the web page includes the title, meta and body elements. The head element includes the head section that starts with the head tag and end with a closing head tag. The head section includes character encoding and info that is used by search engine and also scripts and styles that do not show on the page itself. THe body sectoin shows text and elements that are on the page and configures all the text, graphic, ect in the web page.

Checkpoint 2.2

  1. The feature of the heading element is that it determines the text size starting with h1 as the largest and h6 as the smallest. It configures the text in the heading element as a block of text that has white space on top of and below the block.
  2. The difference between ordered lists and unordered lists is that ordered lists use numbers, letters Roman numerals, while unordered lists use bullets such as circles, discs and squares.
  3. A block-quote element is quote with a indent on the right and the left of the text that is displayed on a web page.

Checkpoint 2.3

  1. The purpose of special characters on a web page is to insert characters such as quotation marks, greater-than and less-than signs or copyright symbols. You can also use the "&-nbsp;" or non-breaking space to make additional blank spaces on a web page.
  2. You should use absolute hyper-links when you want to link to other resources to other websites. The herf value also uses the //:http protocol and domain name.
  3. You would use a relative link when you want to link to websites from your page. This does not use the herf value http:// or a domain name. Instead it uses the file or folder name of the for the page you want to use for you web page.

Web Research

  1. The URL is: http://www.html5andcss3.org/html5newelements.php
  2. Beginner and Intermediate
  3. Yes. I feel like it covers important information for helping users with HTML5 with clear, easy to understand instructions.
  4. I learned the there is a menu tag that represents a list or set of commands which dropps down with a list when clicked on.
Valid HTML 5.0