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Learn to Code HTML and CSS: Develop and Style Websites by Shay Howe

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Lesson 2. Getting to Know HTML

With our introduction to HTML and CSS complete, it’s time to dig a little deeper into HTML and examine the different components that make up this language.

In order to start building websites, we need to learn a little about which HTML elements are best used to display different types of content. It’s also important to understand how elements are visually displayed on a web page, as well as what different elements mean semantically.

Using the proper element for the job goes a long way, and we’ll want to make well-informed decisions in the process.

Semantics Overview

So what exactly are semantics? Semantics within HTML is the practice of giving content on the page meaning and structure by using the proper element. ...

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