Understanding Basic HTML

HTML coding might sound difficult, but it’s actually surprisingly easy. Really. It’s not near as complicated as a fancy computer programming language, such as BASIC or C++; coding in HTML is something anyone can do, with just minimal training. That’s because HTML is nothing more than a series of hidden codes that tell a web browser how to display different types of text and graphics. The codes are embedded in a document, so you can’t see them; they’re only visible to your web browser.

How HTML Works

The first thing you need to know is that HTML consists of text surrounded by instructions, in the form of simple codes. These codes are distinguished from normal text by the fact that they’re enclosed within angle brackets. ...

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