2. HTML Basics

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll familiarize yourself with HTML and learn:

  • What HTML is and where it came from

  • Frequently used HTML tags

  • How to insert special characters

  • What semantic web design is and why it’s important

  • New features and capabilities in HTML


This lesson will take about 25 minutes to complete. This lesson does not have support files.


HTML is the backbone of the web, the skeleton of your webpage. Like the bones in your body, it is the structure and substance of the Internet, although it is usually unseen ...

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