Free Articles and Tutorials: HTML

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HTML: Tips and Tricks

Here we provide a list of free articles and tutorials of tips and tricks that will make you more effective with HTML.

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How to Create an HTML Table

HTML tables are created with the <table>, <thead>, <tbody>, <tfoot>, <tr>, <th>, <td>, and <caption> tags.

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How to Create a Simple HTML Document

In this exercise, you will create your first HTML document by simply copying the text shown below. The purpose is to give you some sense of the structure of an HTML document.

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How to Force a Refresh of favicon.ico

I ran into this problem while writing our Creating, Styling, and Validating Web Forms course. I was showing how browsers make an automatic request for "/favicon.ico" when first visiting a new site. However, once they've received the icon or determined it doesn't exist, they don't request it again on subsequent visits. That created a headache for me when trying to show how to deliver the icon. Unfortunately, it's not easy to force the browser to refresh the favicon.ico, but it's doable.

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How to Install and Use Visual Studio Code for Class

How to Mark Up a Citation in HTML

In school, we all learn to write footnotes and bibliographies. On your web pages you should also cite your sources. HTML provides specific markup for doing so.

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How to Open HTML Files in Google Chrome from Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code doesn't have a built-in method for launching HTML and other files in Google Chrome, but you can configure it to do so.

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How to Properly Nest Lists in HTML

A nested list or a sublist is a list within a list. The trick to marking nested lists up correctly in HTML is to recognize that the sublist is actually a child of a list item and not of a list.

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How to Work with Empty and Container Tags in HTML

Generally speaking, HTML has two types of tags: empty and container. In this how-to, you'll learn the difference between the two.

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