HTML Tutorial for beginners

Updated:27/11/2022 by Computer Hope

As per the history of HTML ,First developed by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990,  HTML  is short for  Hypertext Markup Language  HTML is used to create electronic documents (called pages) that are displayed on the World Wide Web. Each page contains a series of connections to other pages called hyperlinks. Every web page you see on the Internet is written using one version of HTML code or another.

  HTML5  is the update made to HTML from HTML4 (XHTML follows a different version numbering scheme). Means all rules are same for HTML and HTML4, but add new tags and attributes which allow for better semantics and for dynamic elements that are activated using JavaScript.
New elements are as follow :

Below is an example of a basic HTML web page written in HTML with a description of each section and its function.
Example contain a basic element of html , just create a simple web page in web browser
Note : open note paid and Save this code on notepad with extension of .html 
then right click and select option of Open with in Window user ,run with any browser and display output .
 <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "">
            <title>Example page</title>
            <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
            <h1>This is a heading</h1>
            <p>This is an <b>example</b> of a basic HTML page.</p>

Features of HTML

  • HTML can embed programs written in a scripting language such as JavaScript, which affects the behavior and content of web pages
  • The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), former maintainer of the HTML and current maintainer of the CSS standards, has encouraged the use of CSS over explicit presentational HTML since 1997
  • It is platform-independent because it can be displayed on any platform like Windows, Linux, and Macintosh, etc.
  • HTML is a case-insensitive language

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