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Introduction to HTML - This article is part of a series.
Bravo! You’ve made it to the end of the Introduction to HTML course! Now that you have a solid understanding of HTML tags and elements, it’s time to put your skills to the test by building a personal website.
Not it is time for you to build a very basic website to showcase your personal information, such as your name, photo, interests, and hobbies. Create a website with several pages, including a homepage, a page for your interests, a page for your hobbies, and a page for your background. You can also add a page for your contact information. Here are some steps that you can follow to build your website:
Plan Your Website #
Before you start coding, take some time to plan your website:
- Decide on the purpose and goals of your website (it can be your personal website, for example!)
- Determine the content and structure of your website.
- Sketch a rough design or layout of your website.
Create the HTML Structure #
Once you have a plan in place, it’s time to start coding:
- Use a text editor to create a new HTML file.
- Add the basic HTML structure to your file, including the
- Use the appropriate HTML tags and elements to structure and organize your content.
Add Content to Your Pages #
Now that you have the basic structure in place, it’s time to add content:
- Create a homepage that introduces yourself and your website.
- Create pages for your interests, hobbies, and background.
- Use headings, paragraphs, lists, and other HTML tags to organize and format your content.
- Add images and multimedia content to your web pages.
Add Navigation #
To make it easier for users to navigate your website, add a navigation bar to the top of each page. You can use the
<nav> tag to create a navigation bar. You can check out the previous lesson on navigation for more information.
Test Your Website #
As you’re building your website, it’s important to test it in your browser to make sure everything looks and works as expected. Here are some tips for testing your website:
Open your HTML file in your browser to see how it looks!
Congratulations! You’ve successfully built a personal website using HTML! In the next course, we will see how to add CSS to your website to make it look even better! I hope you enjoyed this course and learned a lot about HTML! :)