Intro to HTML

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Learn the basics of HTML now

Intro to HTML is a one day classroom based learning course which covers the basics of HTML. It is designed for those who are completely new to HTML, and is an ideal foundation for then developing more advanced skills on top of.

If you ware wanting to understand the basics of HTML tags, inserting links, adding images and more then this course can help get you up and running in just one day. 


The Intro to HTML course covers all the basic skills needed to start producing html pages that are compliant wiht all the latest standards. The topics we cover are listed below.

Introduction to HTML

Introducing HTML

  • What is HTML?
  • Hypertext & Hypermedia
  • HyperText Markup
  • Language (version 4.0)
  • URL Addresses

HTML Documents

  • HTML Document Structure
  • HTML Document
  • Characteristics

HTML tags

  • Document Section Tags
  • Tag Categories
  • Text Formatting Tags
  • Layout Tags
  • Logical Tags
  • Lists (Ordered/Unordered)

Tag attributes and Character references

  • Tag Attributes
  • Horizontal Rule Attributes
  • Font Tag Attributes
  • List Tag Attributes
  • Character References

Creating Hyperlinks

  • Hyperlinks Defined
  • Four Types of Anchors
  • Standard HREF Anchors
  • MAILTO Anchors
  • File Download Anchors
  • NAME Anchors

Inline images and colours

  • Using Inline Images
  • GIF vs. JPEG
  • Backgrounds Colors

Introduction to tables

  • What are Tables?
  • Table Tag Family
  • Table Tag Attributes
  • Colorizing Table Cells
  • Arranging Data in Cells
  • Creating and Formatting Page
  • Columns with Invisible Tables
  • Advanced Table Formatting
  • Cell Spanning

Nesting and Embedding tables

  • Embedding Lists in Tables
  • Nesting Tables in Tables


The Intro to HTML course introduces to building web pages using basic HTML.

You will learn to

  • Markup pages correctly with HTML
  • Understand the basic html tags and there use
  • Insert images into your page
  • Understand the advantages of each image type
  • Add links to your content
  • Format text and other content
  • Add tables into the page
  • Add lists to a page
  • Adjust background colours
  • lots more.

Our scheduled courses are designed to ensure you have a professional and productive experience.  With 20 years practice we have had plenty of time to get it right, but we are always open to new suggestions as well.

Reasons to choose Highlander for your HTML training

  • A proven track record - Highlander has been established for 20 years.
  • High quality instruction - All of our instructors are Adobe Certified Instructors.
  • We make sure you are happy - Our satisfaction guarantee ensures you leave with a smile.
  • Follow on support - We give you 12 months post course support.

What you get on a Highlander Course

Start and finish times

Our courses start at 9.30am and typically run until 4pm. The finish time is based primarily on how much information people can retain in a day without being overwhelmed, and can vary slightly depending on individual class size and ability.


Each delegate is provided with use of a computer, setup with the latest version of the software they are learning. Our London centre has a mix of Mac and PC's, so if you have a preference please advise us when booking. Older versions of software can usually be catered for on request.

If delegates prefer to work in their own environment and would rather bring their own laptop that is equally fine.


Hot drinks and bottled water is provided throughout the day together with a selection of biscuits and sweets.  There is a scheduled 15 minute break mid morning and again mid afternoon.


There is a one hour break for lunch to allow delegates some time "off the screen".  Both our centres are in areas which offer a wide range of options for lunch.

In London we are located on Upper Street in Islington which is one of London's more popular locations for eating out, offering everything from popular cafe's and burger & pizza bars through to a wide range of restaurants.  In addition we also have an in-house cafe in the building should you not wish to venture further.

In York we are located on the well known Bishy Road, with a wide range of popular cafe's just a few metres from the front door. The street regularly features in national newspapers and has been described by Wall Street Journal as "an enclave of gourmet delis and cafes" while The Times described it as "York's answer to Notting Hill".

Course Materials

Course manuals / books are provided for all our standard scheduled courses and you get 12 months access to our learning management system which contains a variety of content ranging from video tutorials and refresher exercises through to copies of course slides.

Internet Access

All the machines have full internet access and free wifi is available to use within our centres.

Certificate of Completion

All delegates receive a certificate of completion to show they have completed a Highlander Training Course.

Who should attend this course

This course is aimed at anybody wanting to understand the basics of HTML whether for online marketing, web development, email newsletter production, or other appropriate roles.  You should be comfortable using a computer to copy and past, open files and applications and other similar skills.

Some sample Comments from past delegates

"Very useful training and specific to our needs. Not too complex. I feel I have left understanding how the coding works with no prior knowledge."
Communications Manager, Kumon

"He was very informative and helpful at all times. Perfect length for a crash course in html5."
Digital Content Editor, RICS

"He was very knowledgeable and helpful. Very informative"
Senior Artworker, The AA

"Great communication skills and delivered the course at a good pace."
Online Store Manager, Majestic Wines

"Really knowledgeable and friendly, great course! Perfect for my requirements"
LMS Manager, Hutchinson 3G

"Very easy to talk to, very helpful, and happy to answer all of my questions. I like that knowledge is slowly built up and is applied practically during the lesson."
Marketing Designer, Hello Magazine


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