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HTML: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition by Wendy Willard

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Chapter 2
Document Setup
Key Skills & Concepts
    Create an HTML File
    Preview an HTML File in a Browser
    Describe and Apply the Basic HTML Document Format
    Use Character Entities to Display Special Characters
    Add Comments to an HTML File
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Now that you know a little about the Web and what to think about before creating a web page, let’s talk about the basic setup of an HTML page.
Create an HTML File
At their very core, HTML files are simply text files with two additional features:
    HTML files have an .html or .htm file extension. A file extension is an abbreviation that associates the file with the appropriate program or ...

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