CSci 1001 Lab 1

In this lab you will write a simple web page. Mor specifically, you need to do the following:

  1. Start jEdit (go to Start -> All Programs -> jEdit4.2, and choose jEdit) or NotePad (Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> NotePad)
  2. Open a new file. Save it on Desktop (go to Save As) as mypage.html
  3. Copy the following header code into your page:
    <!DOCTYPE html
    PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
    <html  xmlns="" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
    Put author information here
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=utf-8" />
    Your title goes here
    Add the closing body and html tags. Save the file.
  4. Open this page in another browser tab (right-click on the link and then choose "Open Link in New Tab") and use it as an example. Go to View -> Page Source to see the html source.
  5. In the browser window open another tab, go to File -> Open File, navigate to Desktop, and open mypage.html. It doesn't have anything in it yet, but it should show the title.
  6. In yet another tab open the XHTML validator. Go to "validate by File uploading" and browse to your file. If there are any errors, please correct them, save the file and revalidate.
  7. One by one add the features listed below to your page. Save the file after each change, reload it in the browser (click the cicrle arrow in the browser toolbar) and check it using the validator. When you are adding HTML elements, make sure to add the opening and closing tags first, and then put the text in between them.
    The contents of your page doesn't matter - add any random text.
    Here is the list of features that you need to add to your page:

At the end of the lab

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