Starting up with HTML really means making up your mind to learn it.
HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language.
With the fact that HTML does not have any standard substitute to replace it, it is also a simple and straight-forward language to learn.
Sit back and enjoy this lesson!
Writing an HTML Document
The first step to start learning HTML is to know the code editor needed to start writing it.
They are called HTML Code Editors. We have lots of HTML Editors available online, good examples are:
If you are new to HTML, we recommend that you turn off auto-completion for any HTML editor of your choice, this will make your learning more practical and helps you yield faster during your learning period.
Structure of an HTML Document
The Structure of an HTML Document is a standardized way of starting and writing an HTML document.
This rule is given by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - This is the body which regulates the HTML standard.
Structure of a basic HTML Document
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8" > <title>Document title</title> </head> <body> <p>HTML</p> </body> </html>
What You Should Know at the End of This Lesson
- You should be able to understand what HTML is.
- You should know what HTML stands for.
- You should be able to write the basic structure of an HTML page.