The Rookie targeted in this tutorial should be able to:
- Understand basic HTML elements and their function
- Use basic knowledge of CSS to position and style HTML elements.
The first thing you want to do when attempting a web layout from scratch, is create a skeleton. It will be the wire frame for the design, functionality, and compatibility of your creation. This is your rough draft, so don’t spend all of your time getting things perfect.
When creating your skeleton, stay away from tables. Tables are good for organizing data, but are a big NO for use in a layout. We will be using the <div> tag to style and position our skeleton.