Learning HTML isn’t rocket science and most bloggers who do know how to code are self taught. As it’ s quite easy to learn and most bloggers may find they do quite well by learning less than 20 HTML tags and a few CSS tags through the use of free online HTML resources. There are many free tutorials on the internet, as well as, online courses, HTML cheat sheets, tips, and tools that any blogger can use to learn basic HTML and CSS.
If you blog at WordPress.com you will not be able to edit your template. If you are using WordPress.org software on your own domain, or if you have a Blogger (blogspot) blog then you can edit the underlying template.
Learning basic HTML will produce these benefits:
- Learning HTML provides you with the advantage of and taking full control of your blog, as you will be able to make changes and additions, and add new pages without having to hiring someone else to do it for you.
- Learning HTML and CSS will give you greater control over the appearance of of your theme. By using a basic template and learning some HTML and CSS you will be able to to tweak the design and layout more precisely to customize and personalize it.
- Learning HTML provides you with an opportunity to troubleshoot and make small corrections very easily. In cases where your WYSIWYG blog editor is formatting something in an unexpected manner, with basic HTML coding knowledge you can examine the code and know what it’s doing and make adjustments.
- Learning HTML, means you won’t be tied to using specific software and if something happens to your software or your computer, as long as you have access to any computer with internet connectivity, you’ll always be able to make changes to your blog no matter where you are.
Learning HTML – 22 Free Video Tutorials, Tips and Tools
- EasyWeb HTML Tutorials, Web Design and Webmaster Resources –Learning HTML – Free Video Tutorial This Comprehensive HTML video tutorial teaches you all the basics of HTML and CSS and gives you practical tips for designing a user-friendly website layout. It also teaches you how to make images web-friendly, shows you an easy way to protect your contact e-mail address from spam and how to publish your website on the internet. Also included in our HTML tutorial download:
- Thousands of public domain cliparts
- Free webmaster tools (HTML editor, graphic software, FTP client)
- Buttons, header graphics and banners
- Free website templates
- Email address and confirmation required to obtain free download.
- Free online HTML courses
- XHTML 101 – Free HTML Course – XHTML 1.0 / HTML 4.01 Free Online Course
- HTML: An Interactive Tutorial – Dave’s HTML Code Guide
- Free Online Course Materials – MIT OpenCourseWareFree Lecture Notes, Syllabus, Tutorials, Audio & Video from MIT professors. All Free. No registration. MIT OpenCourseWare
- w3schools HTML Tutorial – Excellent for beginners.
- HTML GOODIES – Getting Started Tutorials
- Learn HTML and CSS: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide
- HTML Code Tutorial
- HTML Quick List
- HTML Tablemaker
- HTML Tidy is a tool for checking and cleaning up HTML source files. It is especially useful for finding and correcting errors in deeply nested HTML, or for making grotesque code legible once more.
- WC3 Markup Validator
- WDG HTML Validator
- HTML 5 Visual Cheat Sheet by Woork
- HTML Cheat Sheet – Use this HTML cheat sheet to quickly find the code you need. All you need to do is copy (from this cheat sheet) and paste into your website’s code. If need be, you can change the values to suit your particular situation.
- HTML Tag Quick Reference Guide
- HTML and CSS Tutorials. And Stuff.
- HTML Dog is the web designer’s resource for everything HTML and CSS, the most common technologies used in making web pages.
- A Simple Guide to HTML – HTML Cheat Sheet
- Reference HTML Cheatsheet – WebMonkey
- HTML Codes Cheat Sheet
- HTML Tags – a free online cheatsheet by VisiBone
- Commonly used HTML elements and their corresponding codes
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