HTML INTRODUCTION

HTML INTRODUCTION


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INTRODUCTION

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language, and it is the most widely used language to write Web Pages.

Hypertext refers to the way in which Web pages (HTML documents) are linked together. Thus, the link available on a webpage is called Hypertext.

As its name suggests, HTML is a Markup Language which means you use HTML to simply "mark-up" a text document with tags that tell a Web browser how to structure it to display.

When you visit a web site (e.g., www.google.com) your web browser retrieves the HTML web page and renders it.

The HTML page is actually stored on the computer that is hosting the web site and the page is sent to your browser.

HTML Simple Web Page



<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>This is document title</title>
</head>
<body>
<h1>This is a heading</h1>
<p>Document content goes here.....</p>
</body>
</html>



HTML-ATTRIBUTES

An attribute is used to define the characteristics of an HTML element and is placed inside the element's opening tag. All attributes are made up of two parts: a name and a value: 


objectives

Use a text editor to author an HTML document. 

Be able to use basic tags to denote paragraphs, emphasis or special type. 

Create hyperlinks to other documents. 

Create an email link. 

Add images to your document. 

Use a table for layout. 

Apply colors to your HTML document. 

What Is An Html File?

HTML is a format that tells a computer how to display a web page. The documents themselves are plain text files with special "tags" or codes that a web browser uses to interpret and display information on your computer screen.An HTML file must have an htm or html file extension.

Example Explained

What you just made is a skeleton html document.This is the minimum required information for a web document and all web documents should contain these basic components. The first tag in your html document is .This tag tells your browser that this is the start of an html document. The last tag in your document is .This tag tells your browser that this is the end of the html document.  

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