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2. HTML5 Documents: Top-Level Document Definition

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

In this chapter, let’s continue by taking a look at the topmost level of HTML5, the <html> tag, which defines and contains your HTML5 document, the <head> tag, which defines how it is configured, and the <body> tag, which handles the contents. These are the highest-level tags in the HTML5 markup schema. All three tags need to be in your HTML5 document, in the proper order and used for the proper purposes.

I also go over the markup (coding) format and syntax for your HTML5 document level tags, and their optional parameter. We look at how to define your document ...

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