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HyperText Markup Language

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a page-description language. HTML supports text, graphics, and other resources, along with the instructions for presenting these elements in a browser. HTML provides facilities for multimedia presentations and for delivering applications that can run on the client's processor.

Tags in HTML indicate instructions. A browser can read any HTML tag that its interpreter has been programmed to recognize; there is, of course, a lot of industry effort dedicated to creating a standard HTML convention that HTML authors can expect to work regardless of the browser a user is using.

HTML ONE focuses on the use of basic HTML tags and on working with images. The use of many basic HTML tags is demonstrated. Also The GIMP is used to create and modify graphics files which may be displayed on a web page. At the end of this unit the student should have developed the skills to produce simple web pages using HTML. Also the student should be able to do some basic image manipulation.

The student should be aware that while most browsers will display a page in the same way most of the time. There are some differences between browsers in terms of how they interpret HTML tags. Also the screen settings on your computer may affect the way a page is displayed. Therefore a web page may be displayed differently on two different computers due to differences in screen settings or the browser being used. For this reason it is often a good idea to look at a page under different conditions.


Write an essay on the topic of fair use provisions of copyright law. Explain what fair use means, under what circumstances it applies, and give examples that illustrate what it is and what it isn't. The last assignment mentions an information resource which you can use, but you should find four additional resources and include a list of sources at the end of your essay. Your essay must be at least 500 words in length and must be displayed on a web page which you code by hand using straight HTML.

  1. Basic Tags
  2. Lists and More
  3. RGB Color Values
  4. Links
  5. Basic Images
  6. Embedding Video
  7. Font Attributes
  8. Special Characters
  9. Unordered Lists
  10. Ordered Lists
  11. Colorful Lists
  12. Embedded Lists
  13. Image Links
  14. Scalable Vector Graphics
  15. Basic Tables
  16. More Tables
  17. Rowspan
  18. Colspan
  19. Table Background Images
  20. Graphing Using Tables
  21. Definition Lists
  22. Blockquote and Staggered Text
  23. P Tag and Images
  24. Copyright and Media