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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Add Image Gallery Content

how to memorize the codes?

I am a beginner to learn how to build a website. When I was learning from the tutorials, I found that it's hard to memorize each code and what the function is. I don't know when I should use those codes as the tutorial didn't mention. So is it necessary for me to memorize all the codes? Any handouts that can help me with this?

2 Answers

Luis Galvan
Luis Galvan
5,247 Points

You should definitely try your best to memorize what you learned, but don't worry. Memorization will come through practice, and like any other subject, it will stick to you as you gain experience. I find that taking notes along with the videos helps with memory retention.

Often times in development, you will find yourself using reference documents just for a quick refresh on a certain feature, which isn't too bad. Just keep tugging along through the videos with notes, and maybe go back a few times until you understand a topic.

For excellent quick reference, w3schools is a great tool.

Luis Galvan
Luis Galvan
5,247 Points

Good call, I did not know of their reputation. I used to use it for basic markup I would tend to forget, such as external css linking.

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Luis Galvan -

> I used to use it for basic markup I would tend to forget, such as external css linking.

I use HTML Dog for that.

Luis Galvan
Luis Galvan
5,247 Points

Its presentation is simple and to the point. Loving it, thank you.

David O' Rojo
David O' Rojo
11,050 Points

If you want to learn HTML, CSS and any programming language syntax (among other things), I recommend the use of the Anki flashcards software. It has apps for every mayor desktop and mobile OS.