Build Your Portfolio Website with HTML and CSS


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In this Guided Project, you will:

Understand the infrastructure of hosting a website and web browsing

Understand how to create web page contents with HTML (hypertext markup language)

Understand how to customize the format of web page contents with CSS (cascading style sheets)

90 minutes
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

This 1-hour long tutorial will take you step by step to create a portfolio website. You will learn the basic components of a website, and how to create simple contents using HTML (hypertext markup language) and CSS (cascading style sheets), and how to host it on a popular developer website called “GitHub” with your own subdomain name! By the end of the tutorial, you will be hosting a website that you can use to showcase your work and your résumé to the world!

Skills you will develop

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • HTML

  • Web Design

  • Websites

  • Web Page

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. UI introduction and finished product preview

  2. (Take 1) How web browsing works and what is HTML?

  3. HTML - headings and paragraphs

  4. HTML - images, small text and horizontal lines

  5. HTML - hyperlinks

  6. CSS - overview, margins, background colours, text colours

  7. CSS - fonts, text alignments, hyperlink colours

  8. Finishing Touches

  9. Go Live!

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step



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