Thursday, 5 March 2009

Basic HTML for journalists VIDEO

Every journalist who has to put copy online should have some basic knowledge of HTML code - even if it's just knowing the correct tag for creating a hyperlink or bold text.

This video by jimmyrcom takes things a little further and not only looks at HTML but also CSS.

Even though most online journalists and editors won't need to know too much about this, as everything is done for them by their CMS (content management system), I think it's still useful to know some of the fundamentals of how a website is put together.

1 comment:

Anna Schafer said...

it also mentions "required" attribute for required fields. But, in that script sample, it shows Codcow