What is the internet?

The internet is a network of computers which spans the entire world. The internet is a decentralized network – in other words, every computer connected to it is treated the same. There are no special internet servers which control the … Take lesson

How do web browsers work?

When you navigate to a website, your browser makes a request to the server that hosts the website. Depending on what is contained in that request the server sends back different content in the response. This request/response cycle is the … Take lesson

What is HTTP?

So far we have learned that when we navigate the internet, browsers make requests to a web server and the servers send back a response. Today we are going to learn how these requests and responses are transmitted. Have you … Take lesson

Web Server Responses

We have learned that web servers respond to our requests by sending back various types of data. HTML One of the most important types of data returned by web servers is called HTML. Use the buttons below to navigate through … Take lesson

Introduction to HTML

In this lesson we learn about one of the main types of data websites send to our computers over the internet: HTML. If you haven’t completed the first part of our Website Design course “What is the internet” make sure … Take lesson

Viewing Website HTML in our browsers

In this lesson we learn how to view HTML using the free Developer Tools in our browser. Before we begin building our own websites let’s look at the HTML that websites are already sending us. Doing this helps us to … Take lesson

Creating our first HTML document

In this lesson we will walk through creating an empty HTML document and learn about HTML document structure and some simple HTML tags. Use the buttons below to navigate through the lesson   First, create a place to put our … Take lesson

Understanding Basic HTML

In this lesson we’ll learn about some of the simplest HTML tags and how they function. So far we have a very simple index.html: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>FOTC First Website</title> </head> <body> This is our first FOTC web page. … Take lesson

Adding Text to our HTML page

In this lesson we’ll learn about some HTML tags that help us structure text in our web pages. If you haven’t followed the lessons up to now then you should start from the beginning of the course. For this lesson … Take lesson

Adding Links and Images in HTML

In this lesson we’ll learn some HTML tags that allow us to add links and images to our web pages. If you haven’t followed the lessons up to now then you should start from the beginning of the course. For … Take lesson