If you’re online on a daily basis, or actually if you just live in the 21st century, you probably heard of HTML.
Let’s make it simple – HTML is a language that helps us write and design internet pages. It is THAT simple. An HTML code may look really complicated, but actually, if you know how to look at it, it’s really not that bad. I promise!
Scary? Just keep on reading!
If you’re a blogger or if you have any kind of internet page, a basic understanding of HTML can help you A LOT. So I prepared a short tutorial for you, to help you with your first steps.
The basis for HTML is the tags. They look like this < >, and in between we write the commands. These tags mark a beginning and end of something. The opening tag is just written as is in between the angle brackets. The closing tag is written the same way, only with a forward slash ( / ) before the command itself. These tags design our page. Line breaks, links, images, text design – All of these are defined by tags. Anything you don’t write between tags will show up as text.
A basic internet page will include these tags – html tag, to mark the beginning and end of the HTML document, head tag, that will be followed by a title tag, which is basically a tag for title, and a body tag – to mark the body of the document.
In most cases it will look like this:
<html> Beginning of the HTML document