Category: HTML & CSS
These simple tutorials are geared toward anyone curious about HTML and CSS. HTML is used to create web pages. You can’t see HTML when you look at a web page in a browser. Web browsers read the code and then produce the page that you see on the screen. CSS defines how HTML elements are displayed.
- HTML tells the web browser the content to present
- CSS tells the web browser how to present it
Image ALT tags are short descriptions that can be assigned to images in a web page. Adding ALT tags to images improves accessibility and user experience. It also provides greater relevance to search engines about your website content which will help drive traffic to your site.
Here’s an Infographic and quick explanation to show some of the differences between HTML5 and CSS3. HTML is a markup language. CSS is a style sheet language. Simply put, HTML tells the web browser the content to present while CSS tells the web browser how to present it.
Do you need to know HTML and CSS to use WordPress? No. But the more you know, the better off you’ll be at managing your WordPress website (self-hosted version). We won’t dig too deep, just enough to get a little dirty.
If you are a web designer, trying to figure out what the heck has gone wrong in your responsive web design, you may find the answer in this tutorial. It could be a CSS3 media query mistake so simple that you’ve just overlooked it.