Lesson 1 - Introduction to HTML

HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language and is comprised of tags which are structured as follows:

content goes here...

Every HTML page has the following standard tags:

  • html
  • head
  • body

Note that tags are closed using:


An example of a basic HTML page is as follows:

<!DOCTYPE html>
 <h1>Some heading text</h1>
 <p>Some paragraph text</p>

The above code is rendered as follows:

Some heading text

Some paragraph text