HTML Introduction

What is HTML?

  • Hypertext Markup Language is the standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser

  • HTML describes the structure of a Web page

  • HTML consists of a series of elements

  • HTML elements tell the browser how to display the content

  • You can build HTML website with the help of tags, attributes, css and so on.....

  • Browsers do not display the HTML tags, attributes, css....but use them to render the content of the page

A simple structure of HTML document:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>
Page Title</title>
</head>
<body>

<h1>
This is a Heading</h1>
<p>
This is a paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

<!DOCTYPE html> : DOCTYPE that means this is document type. <!DOCTYPE html> that means this is HTML5 document.
 

<html> : This tag is the root element of an HTML page. 
<head> : This HTML tag Contains meta information of the document.
<title> :  This HTML tag defines a title of the website.
<body>: This HTML tag define a visible part of the websites.
<h1> :     This HTML tag define a headline level ( Total level is six ).
<p> :      This HTML tag define a paragraph of the website.

Look at the image of Element and Tag difference:

Element andtag difference(tutorial99.com)

Don't worry, We will learning about more tags in upcoming lessons.