HTML Basic Examples


Don't worry if these examples use tags you have not learned.

You will learn them in the next chapters.


HTML Documents

All HTML documents must start with a type declaration: <!DOCTYPE html>.

The HTML document itself begins with <html> and ends with </html>.

The visible part of the HTML document is between <body> and </body>.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1>My First Heading</h1>

<p>My first paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

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HTML Headings

HTML headings are defined with the <h1> to <h6> tags:

Example

<h1>This is a heading</h1>
<h2>This is a heading</h2>
<h3>This is a heading</h3>

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HTML Paragraphs

HTML paragraphs are defined with the <p> tag:

Example

<p>This is a paragraph.</p>
<p>This is another paragraph.</p>

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HTML Links

HTML links are defined with the <a> tag:

Example

<a href="http://www.w3schools.com">This is a link</a>

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The link address is specified in the href attribute.

Attributes are used to provide additional information about HTML elements.


HTML Images

HTML images are defined with the <img> tag.

The source file (src), alternative text (alt), and size (width and height) are provided as attributes:

Example

<img src="w3schools.jpg" alt="W3Schools.com" width="104" height="142">

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Note You will learn more about attributes in a later chapter.




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