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HTML - TAGS
 static html - LESSON 1

Basic HTML
Overview
Introduction
Getting Started
Html Tags
Elements
HTML Attributes
HTML Layout
Assignment
Images
Font Tags
Links
Tables
Summary
Assignment


Extras
HTML Examples
HTML Quiz
HTML Exam

HTML Tag List

Now that you're familiar with opening and saving HTML files, take a look at what an HTML file consist of beginning with HTML markup tags referred to as tags. Tags (like the ones in the diagram to the right) are used make up HTML elements which make up an HTML documents.

Syntax & Rules

The syntax, rules and use for HTML markup tags are:

  • HTML tags are surrounded by the 2 characters, angle bracket "<" and ">".
  • HTML tags usually come in pairs, start html <html> and end html </html>.
  • HTML tags are not case sensitive, <body> means the same as <BODY>.
  • HTML tags are used to mark-up HTML elements.
  • The text between the start and end tags is the elements content.
  • Starting tags contain attributes which are a more descriptive part of tags.

 

 

 

 

Note: Using the correct Syntax is critical. when building web pages. One mistake can cause numerous hours of lost productivity