edX: HTML5 and CSS Fundamentals

 with  Dale A. Schouten, Anusha Muthiah and Chris Perkins

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

Learn the basics of Web design and style to give your Web sites a professional look and feel. The Microsoft team and experts from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) will guide you step-by-step in how to use the latest Web standards to create a site to be proud of.

During the course, you will learn the basic building blocks of Web design and style – HTML5 and CSS – to give your site a professional look and feel.

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
  • 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
  • Flexbox
  • Recipe project
  • Where to from here?
5 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Subject Web Development
Provider edX
Language English
Certificates $99 Certificate Available
Hours 4-6 hours a week
Calendar 6 weeks long

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