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How do you create a web page or web site? What is Hypertext markup language (HTML)? This page provides a series of activities that you can complete while you work through the introduction to HTML?

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By the end of this page you will be able to:

  • Use the wiki to create a page to save your information and knowledge

Using the Wiki as a place to store your information and knowledge

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Activity : Your first wiki/ creating your profile page

Introduction to HTML

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  • On your profile page, create a page called [[UserName:HTMLIntro]], using your UserName, then cut and paste the questions.
  • If you want to work as a group, one group member can create the page, the rest can use the same hyperlink and you will all access the same page.

What is HTML?

  1. In what year was the Hypertext system released and by who?
  2. What does the term tag mean for html?
  3. What is the first tag in an HTML file?
  4. What do HTML and XHTML have in common?

Web authoring

  1. List and describe the three areas used when authoring web pages.
  2. Compare static web hosting and dynamic web hosting. Find two actual examples on the Web (not those listed in the text).
  3. Use wikipedia to list the three most popular web browsers and their market share.
  4. Describe the difference between an html text editor and an HTML WYSIWYG editor.


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  1. HTML Course Tutorials and Code Reference Guide (2011). Retrieved from

HTML/XHTML:Introduction:Activity. (2017). In virtualMV's ( Michael Verhaart ) wiki. Retrieved December 17, 2017, from    (zotero)