HTML5 is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web. It is the fifth and last major HTML version that is a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendation. The current specification is known as the HTML Living Standard. It is maintained by a consortium of the major browser vendors (Apple, Google, Mozilla, and Microsoft), the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) cite: Wikipedia
Start your journey to learning HTML 5 by watching this 30-minute introduction to HTML 5 for beginners. Go ahead and have Visual Studio Code open and ready to start because in the last 15 minutes of the video, there will be a code-along exercise. Feel free to pause the video if you get behind and then resume when you are ready to continue. Watching videos are great but unless you practice, you will not have experience. Ready - Set - Go!
After you complete the video, please leave a comment (on YouTube) to indicate that you have completed this step. In the comments, write "Now I know HTML". And if you coded the form add "My form looks great!". But if you still don't understand something, please write that in your comments too so that I know what topics need an additional video tutorial. (30 minutes)
Now that you have watched your first HTML 5 video that gave you an overview of the language and you have actually created your very first HTML page, it is time to go further and learn the details of how to properly structure your website.
Good web developers leave comments in their code! This is your way of documenting inside of the code without it being displayed on your webpage. If you have a very long comment that takes up several lines then you write your code like this:
After you complete the video, please leave a comment (on YouTube) to indicate that you have completed this step. In the comments, write "Now I know the proper way to write comments inside of HTML". Doing so helps us know that you understand the material discussed in the video. (1 minute)