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HTML Tutorials

In this HTML tutorial you will learn how to use HTML to create your own Web site.
HTML is very easy to learn!
You will enjoy it!

HTML Introduction

What is an HTML File?

HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
An HTML file is a text file containing small markup tags
The markup tags tell the Web browser how to display the page
An HTML file must have an htm or html file extension
An HTML file can be created using a simple text editor

Do [...]

HTML Elements

HTML documents are text files made up of HTML elements.
HTML elements are defined using HTML tags.


HTML tags are used to mark-up HTML elements
HTML tags are surrounded by the two characters < and >
The surrounding characters are called angle brackets
HTML tags normally come in pairs like <b> and </b>
The first tag in [...]

Basic HTML Tags

The most important tags in HTML are tags that define headings, paragraphs and line breaks.
The best way to learn HTML is to work with examples. We have created a very nice HTML editor for you. With this editor, you can edit the HTML source code if you like, and click on [...]

HTML Text Formatting

HTML defines a lot of elements for formatting output, like bold or italic text.
How to View HTML Source
Have you ever seen a Web page and wondered “How do they do that?”
To find out, simply click on the VIEW option in your browsers toolbar and select SOURCE or PAGE SOURCE. This will open [...]

HTML Entities

Some characters like the < character, have a special meaning in HTML, and therefore cannot be used in the text.
To display a less than sign (<) in HTML, we have to use a character entity.

Character Entities
Some characters have a special meaning in HTML, like the less than sign (<) that defines [...]

HTML Links

HTML uses a hyperlink to link to another document on the Web.

The Anchor Tag and the Href Attribute
HTML uses the <a> (anchor) tag to create a link to another document.
An anchor can point to any resource on the Web: an HTML page, an image, a sound file, a movie, etc.
The syntax of [...]

HTML Frames

With frames, you can display more than one Web page in the same browser window.

With frames, you can display more than one HTML document in the same browser window. Each HTML document is called a frame, and each frame is independent of the others.
The disadvantages of using frames are:

The web developer must [...]

HTML Tables

With HTML you can create tables.

Tables are defined with the <table> tag. A table is divided into rows (with the <tr> tag), and each row is divided into data cells (with the <td> tag). The letters td stands for “table data,” which is the content of a data cell. A data cell [...]

HTML Lists

HTML supports ordered, unordered and definition lists.

Unordered Lists
An unordered list is a list of items. The list items are marked with bullets (typically small black circles).
An unordered list starts with the <ul> tag. Each list item starts with the <li> tag.


Here is how it looks in a browser:


Inside a list item you [...]