Introduction to HTML

Introduction to HTML

HTML is the foundation of web development. HTML is used to format text, create hyperlinks, tables, lists, forms, display images and more. By mastering HTML you will be able to develop and maintain web pages unlimited to a particular software program’s features.

  • HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
  • HTML is a markup languageA markup language is a set of markup tags
  • The tags describe document content
  • HTML documents contain HTML tags and plain text
  • HTML documents are also called web pages

Writing HTML:

For learning HTML I recommend a text editor like Notepad.

Step 1:

  1. Start
  2.  All Programs
  3. Accessories
  4. Notepad

Step 2:

Edit your text in Notepad

Step 3:

When you save an HTML file, you can use either the .htm or the .html file extension.

Step 4:

Start your web browser and open your html file from the FileOpen menu, or just browse the folder and double-click your HTML file.


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