HTML Elements

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HTML element usually consists of a start tag and end tag, with the content inserted in between:<Tag_Name>Start/Opening Tag...Any Content...</Tag_Name>End/Closing Tag

  • Elements defined by a Start Tag and if it contains any content then it has to be end with an End Tag
  • Start tag also called as Opening tag
  • End tag also called as Closing tag
  • <div>This is division content</div>
  • <h1>This is heading content</h1>
  • <p>This is paragraph content</p>
  • All the above examples are the HTML Elements
  • Note! Elements with no contents are called empty or void elements,and they have only start tag (like <img>,<br>,<hr>)

Nested Elements

It means an HTML element inside another HTML element (elements can contain elements).

<First_Tag_Name> ...First Tag Content...
     <Second_Tag_Name> ...Second Tag Content...</Second_Tag_Name>

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>My First HTML Page</title>
    <h1>My First <i>italic</i> Heading</h1>
    <p>My First paragraph.</p>
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    • <html> contains <head>,<title><body>,<h1>,<i>,<p> elements
    • <head> contains <head>,<title> element
    • <body> contains <h1>,<i>,<p> element
    • <h1> contains <i> element
    • <i> and <p> contains no element
  • Note! Don't forget the End Tag when you writing the script, it might produce wrong result/output.

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