Science Knowings: HTML Course For Social Media

HTML Best Practices

HTML Data Attributes & Copywriting

We just learned how to use HTML data attributes and copywriting techniques to enhance the user experience.

HTML Best Practices

Now, let's dive into some essential HTML best practices that will help you create high-quality websites.

Separation of Concerns

HTML for structure, CSS for styling, JavaScript for behavior.

Use Semantic HTML Elements

Use elements like <header>, <main>, and <footer> for better accessibility and readability.

Keep Your Code Clean and Organized

Use indentation, proper spacing, and comments to make your code readable and maintainable.

Use CSS for Styling, Not HTML

Avoid using HTML attributes like style or inline CSS. Use CSS for styling purposes.

Optimize Images for Fast Loading

Optimize image file sizes using compression tools or consider using SVGs.

Avoid inline CSS and JavaScript

Use external CSS and JavaScript files for better organization and maintenance.

Test Your Code in Different Browsers

Ensure your website looks and functions consistently across different browsers.

Use a CSS Preprocessor for Maintainability

Use CSS preprocessors like SASS or Less for better code organization and maintainability.

Version Control Your Code

Use a version control system like Git to track changes and collaborate with others.

Follow Coding Standards

Adhere to coding standards to ensure consistency and maintainability.

Use a Linter to Enforce Code Quality

Use tools like ESLint or JSLint to automatically check for code errors and enforce coding standards.

Write Accessible Code

Make your website accessible to users with disabilities by providing alternative text for images and using proper headings.

Use a Content Management System (CMS)

Consider using a CMS like WordPress or Drupal for easy content management.

HTML Forms Security

In the next session, we'll explore HTML forms security, why it's important, and how to protect your website from vulnerabilities. Follow for more!