My First Web Page Using a HTML Table

This first column set at 25% width of the table is a great place to put your navigation links.

This right hand column, set at 75% of the table width is where you would put the main information on your website. It has been coloured so that you can see the format of the table easily. You will see that the table heading spans the 2 columns. This was achieved by using the colspan= attribute within the <td> element.

Your knowledge of HTML is crucial to designing a great website. art4arts8 recommended that use you a basic text editor like Notepad2. This was done on purpose so that you get to understand the basic code. However, there are some software packages out there, like Dreamweaver and MS Expression, that do the job for you. These packages are not the be-all-and-end-all and the knowledge gained here will allow you to tweak and amend your website, as required.

art4arts8 recommends Firefox as the best Internet browser around. Did you know that Firefox is now more popular that Internet Explorer? You can download it at this link:


In the tutorial you learned how to change the colours and sizes of the different fonts. This is a great way to put you touch to the website. Be aware though that some folk kind it difficult to read text on a dark background.

In order to improve the accessibility of your website, art4arts8 recommendes that you describe fnt sizes either in terms of percentage or em (emphasis). You also learned how to make text bold, italicised or underlined.

This is a cool place to put some more links