This is an HTML tutorial for beginners. It covers these topics:
Interested in plants? Wanna make money? Want your voice to be heard? Whatever the reason you are building your website it is important to learn HTML. The understanding of HTML will give you the freedom to create your site your in own way.
HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language.
HTML = HyperText Markup Language = The tags that tell your browser what to display on a web page.
In an HTML tutorial for beginners it's all about the tags. Browsers, like Internet Explorer or Firefox, are used to display web pages. Tags tell your browser what to display on a web page. This is the HTML tag:
It's the main tag. It says, "Everthing after this is a web page." There are beginning and ending tags. They come in pairs:
Your browser understands this. Your browser doesn't display tags. It displays only what is between the tags.
<h1>This is a heading</h1>
<p>This is the paragraph text. This is more paragraph text. This is more paragraph text. </p>
Use a text editor like Notepad or BBEdit. Copy the text in the box above and paste it into a document. Save it as basicPage.html. Now open it in your browser to see what the web page looks like. Change something to see what happens. Experiment.
Try another one? Here's an HTML tutorial for beginners from the W3C.
HTML is a building block of the Web. Learn it well.
You must know HTML in order to use Cascading Style Sheets.