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Digital Literacy

Sarah Pellecchia
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Sarah Pellecchia
Courses Plus Student 2,335 Points

I am completely lost. I cant even get an image to upload or change some code.

I am following along with the videos and passing the quizzes but changing code, sounds images in workspaces is not working at all. I dont understand a majority of the tags or how anyone is getting information for them. Im totally confused. How am I supposed to know what to put in a metatag? or ID tag? And then we moved on to Javascript before I understand HTML or CSS. Is Treehouse not right for a beginner? I really want to learn this but I'm wondering if im in the wrong place. Any advice is appreciated.

4 Answers

Treehouse is the best place for beginners, you're definitely at the right place. Being a beginner it can all seem a bit intimidating and confusing, but you need to keep at it, rewatch videos on things you feel you don't quite understand. Also what track are you on? I suspect that you're on a introductory-style track, I don't think they expect you to understand everything 100%, its more to get you acquainted with the basic concepts and get a feel for each language and how it all comes together.

How am I supposed to know what to put in a metatag?

Don't worry about meta tags just yet, this will be something you'll use and be more comfortable with later on, for now just include the necessary tags, like: <meta charset="utf-8" /> in your documents. To find out why this is used check out: w3schools

If you're stuck on something or forget something, what I really find helpful is w3schools.

Sarah Pellecchia
Sarah Pellecchia
Courses Plus Student 2,335 Points

So glad to hear I'm in the right place. Yes I'm still in the digital literacy track. Thank you for the link. I checked it out and it will really help me! I appreciate you taking the time to reply and help me!

an ID tag is used to identify certain html elements in css so you can style in easier. all i've ever put in the meta is charset="UTF_8" in html.

writing down notes in a journal works for. always ask questions on here as well. usually someone has an answer :)

Sarah Pellecchia
PLUS
Sarah Pellecchia
Courses Plus Student 2,335 Points

Thank you. I've been taking notes the entire time. As far as the basics in HTML I do ok. I haven't been able to upload any images. Apparently they're too big and I've been trying to resize them with no success.