What is HTML ?

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It is the standard markup language for creating any web pages or you can say base of any website

  • Stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
  • Most widely used language to write Web Pages
  • Elements are the building blocks of HTML pages
  • Elements usually consists of TAG
  • Except few tags, every tags are in pairs (Example: <html>Opening Tag </html>Closing Tag ("/" before tagname))
  • You need web browser to run the html files (File Extensions: .htm , .html)
  • When we talk about tag, it means we are talking in pairs but except few tags as i told you before.
  • Tips ! We recommend you to use TAGS in LOWERCASE only
  • turned_in_notSimple HTML Script
    <!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>Page Title</title>
        <h1>It's a Heading</h1>
        <p>It's a paragraph.</p>
  • visibilityAbove tags used Explained
    <!DOCTYPE html> Defines the document type version,here It's HTML5
    <html> Root tag of an HTML page
    <head> Contains, meta information about the document
    <title> Specify, title for the document
    <body> Contains,data/document you want to show on page
    <h1> Represents the heading
    <p> Represents the paragraph
  • doneOutput of above

Page Layout

Below the image shows you,what portion of the html script actually visible ,when you run the script in the browser

  • On your Left Side in the image, Arrow shows which tag selected
  • On your Right Side, the image Highlights the selected area on the browser
  • So, only the content inside the <body> tag is displayed in the browser.
  • Note! Even if you use tags, which are used to display your data like heading or paragraph in other than <body> tag, it will be shown inside <body> tag in the browser by default.

Write Your First Script!

  • turned_in_notOpen Your Text Editor
    • Here, we are using Notepad as a text editor and Windows as an operating System
    • Option 1: Desktop Screen->Right Click->New->Select Text Document
    • Option 2: Start button->Search Notepad
    • Option 3: Press Windows Button + R -> Type Notepad-> Press Enter
    • You can try any of the above option, And for other text editors you just open the editor
  • mode_editWrite your HTML script
    • You can write or copy the script in your text editor
    <!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>My First HTML Page</title>
        <h1>My First Heading</h1>
        <p>My First paragraph.</p>
  • descriptionSave the file
    • You save the file With extension .htm or .html choice is yours ! 😉
  • doneRun your saved file in the browser
    • Open the saved file in your browser!
    • Bingo! you have just write and run your First HTML Page.
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