hands-on lab

Working with the Foundation of an HTML Document

Up to 45m
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Lab description

In this lab, you will be building the foundational elements that declare and provide behind-the-scenes information of a webpage.  You will begin the declaration.  Then work your way through the head and the body of a webpage.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Write the DOCTYPE declaration
  • Create the document head and the commonly used elements that reside in the head
  • Write the document body

Intended Audience

  • Beginners learning front-end development
  • Software Engineers who need to learn front-end technologies to expand their skillset


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About the author
Rebecca Hom, opens in a new tab
Full Stack Lab Creator

Rebecca has been educating students in coding full-stack boot camps for over two years. She is passionate about helping people learn how to code. Previously she spent several years working in web development for the education industry. In her spare time, she likes writing and occasionally collecting Pokemon.

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Lab steps
Introduction to HTML and CSS Labs
Create doctype declaration
Create document root
Create document head
Create document title
Add document metadata
Create document body