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HTML Tutorial Overview

Welcome to HTML Tutorials. The objective of these tutorials is to provide in depth understand of HTML Programming Language. In these tutorials we will cover topics such as HTML Attributes, Forms, Scripts, Elements and Tags, Event Handlers etc.

In addition to free HTML Tutorials, we will cover common interview questions, issues and how to's of HTML.



What is HTML?

HTML stands for Hypertext markup language, and it is the most widely used language to write web pages, as its suggests, HTML is a markup language.

Hypertext refers to the way in which web pages(HTML documents) are linked together, when you click a link in a web page, you are using hypertext.

Markup Language describes how HTML works. With a markup language, you simply “mark up” a text document with tags that tell a web browser how to structure it to display.

All you need to do to use HTML is learn what type of markup to use to get the results you want.

Why to learn HTML?

It is possible to create WebPages without knowing anything about the HTML source behind the page.

There are excellent editors on the market that will take care of the HTML parts. All you need to do is layout the page.

However, if you want to make it above average in web design, it is strongly recommended you to understand these tags.

The most important benefits are :

you can use tags the editor does not support.

You can read the code of other people’s pages, and “borrow” the cool effects.

You can do the work yourself, when the editor simply refuses to create the effects you want.

What do I need to create HTML?


Text or HTML editor

Adobe Dreamweaver

SeaMoney,Coffee Cup(windows) and textpad(windows)

Notepad(for windows),Pico(for Linux), or simpletext/Text edit/Text Wrangler(Mac)

Web Browser

Internet Explorer, Firefox,Chrome,obers….etc

Do I need to be online?

No, you do not need to be online to create web pages. You can create web pages on your local machine. You only need to go online when you want to publish your web page to the web.

HTML Documents = Web pages

HTML documents describe web pages

HTML documents contain HTML tags and plain text

HTML documents are also called web pages

.HTM or .HTML File Extension?

When you save an HTMl file, you can use either the .htm or the .html file extension. There is no difference, it is entirely up to you.

Basic HTML Document structure

The basic structure for all HTML documents is simple and should include the following minimum elements or tags.


- The main container for HTML pages

- The container for page header information


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