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HTML

Darrell Brown
PLUS
Darrell Brown
Courses Plus Student 1,288 Points

How can I practice doing what Nick Pettit taught about HTML... without buying a domain name?

Can I do this in WP(WordPress)?

If so, where exactly?... .org? ... or, .com? Please help me guys...

Thanks

you can practice your code in directly in your localhost server without buying a domain.

4 Answers

You can create HTML files in text editors (like Notepad in Windows or Text Editor in Mac OSX). I use an open source software called Brackets because they color code elements, and automatically close tags and brackets in the HTML.

Darrell Brown
Darrell Brown
Courses Plus Student 1,288 Points

Thanks for being really specific, and telling me more details. Also for the Brackets reference. =) Niiiiice

Toby Vane
Toby Vane
8,455 Points

Hey Darrell, You should be able to open your index.html file in a browser window and view it that way without having to buy a domain name. I think you can double click or drop and drag...

Jonathan Söder
Jonathan Söder
7,428 Points

Hi,

yeah, like everyone else says, you can practice it "offline" if you so want. Just double click your index.html and it should open up in your default browser.

I always work on my websites offline and upload them at a later stage.

Like Toby said, you can always drag an html file to a browser window to see your work. If you want to use WordPress, you will need to create a local server on your machine using a tool like Mamp/Wamp or Server Press for example.