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Learn some web editing basics with these helpful tutorials and HTML resources.
Last Updated: May 30, 2016 URL: http://guides.lib.lawrence.edu/html Print Guide

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Build Your Own Site

  • Neocities
    Build your own website! This site provides some guidance, and allows anyone to make as simple or as advanced of a site as they'd like.

Overviews and Introductions to HTML

Check Your HTML

  • W3C Validator
    Helpful tool for checking the validity and quality of your HTML.
  • Wave Web Accessibility Tool  
      
    Enter your website's URL to see if it fits with accessibility standards.
  • Can I use...
    "Compatibility tables for support of HTML5, CSS3, SVG and more in desktop and mobile browsers."
  • HTML5 Please
    "Look up HTML5, CSS3, etc features, know if they are ready for use, and if so find out how you should use them – with polyfills, fallbacks or as they are."

Finding Images and Sounds

  • Film Studies Research Guide
    This Film Studies research guide contains information about Creative Commons licensing, as well as links to open source sound and image sites and tips for searching for open source materials.
  • Getty Images
    Getty Images allows use of their images on websites, blogs, and social media platforms when using the embed code provided by Getty.
  • Image Databases
    Many image databases. Not all allow for re-use of content, and it may be necessary to contact the rights holder indicated by the website.

Guided Tutorials

These guided tutorials will help you learn simple to advanced coding at your own pace.

  • Codeacademy
    "Learn to code interactively, for free." These guided tutorials provide tips and feedback throughout the lessons.
  • HTML Dog
    Overviews and examples of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Code.org
    While many of the activities on Code.org are geared toward K-12 students, there are a wide variety of links to other sites to learn HTML, Java, or Ruby as well as how to make Apps and games.
  • Thimble
    Remix existing pages to learn from others' work.
  • W3Schools HTML Tutorial
    Guided tutorial as well as HTML examples, quizzes, and references.
  • CodePupil
    Learn HTML and CSS through tutorials and games.
  • Bento
    A guide to a variety of coding tutorial websites divided up by coding language.

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