CSci 1001 Lab 1
In this lab you will write a simple web page. Mor specifically, you
need to do the following:
- Start jEdit (in the All Programs in the folder jEdit) or NotePad
(in All Programs in the folder Accessories)
- Open a new file. Save it on
Desktop (go to Save As) as
- Start writing your web page by adding the
body tags, the title, the DOCTYPE declaration, and
with the author's name. Open this
page in another browser tab and use it as an example (go to View ->
Page Source to see the html source).
- 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.
- In yet another tab open the XHTML validator. Go to "validate
by File uploading" and browse to your file. If there are any errors
(other than the character encoding message), please correct the
- One by one add the features listed below to your page. Save the
file after each change, reload it in the browser 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
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:
- A header
- A paragraph with at least one element (such as
dfn, etc.) included in it.
- A list with at least two items.
- A link to any other web site (UMM web site or weather.com is
fine). Make sure that the link works.
- A horizontal rule
- An image. Copy an image from any web page: slowly right-click on
it, go to "Save as", and save it on Desktop. Then add include it into
the page using
<img> tag. Use the example web page
as a sample (however, you don't have the
so include just the file name). Make sure to add the
- A table 2-by-2 elements. Again, use the sample web page as a
guide. Put some text in the table cells, otherwise the table may not
show up. Do not include images in the table and do not set the
At the end of the lab
- Send your html file by e-mail to me elenam at
morris.umn.edu and to yourself. You don't need to include the
pictures in the e-mail since you can always download them again.
- If you are not finished with all tasks, you may continue working
on the lab at home. In this case please submit it with the peoblem
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