HTML Syntax

HTML uses markups to build structure. It consists of tags, elements, and attributes. Every tag may have one or more attributes.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>title of page</title>
</head>
<body>

  <h1>Heading of the page</h1>
  <p>This is a simple paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>
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Terms and Definitions

The terms you must understand before proceeding to the next tutorial.

Tag

Tags are special characters written within the angle brackets(<tag-name >). For instance <p>, <h1>, etc.

Element

An element consists of opening tag, closing tag and the content between them.

Attribute

An attribute makes an element more useable. It consists of name-value pair.


Tags and Definitions

<html>

This is a root element. This tag describes that the code written inside these is actually HTML.

<head>

Head tag contains the data that other machines read to analyze the page.

<title>

Title tag specifies the title for the page. This title is visible in the tab bar.

<body>

What we write in the body tag appears on the web page.

<p>

This tag is used to write a paragraph.

You'll learn more about tags, elements, and attributes in the next tutorials.



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