Lesson 4. Learning the Basics of HTML

Over the first three lessons, you learned about the World Wide Web, how to prepare to build websites, and why you need to use HTML to create a web page. In Lesson 3, “Introducing HTML and CSS,” you even created your first very simple web page. In this lesson, you learn about each of the basic HTML tags in more depth, and begin writing web pages with headings, paragraphs, and several different types of lists. We focus on the following topics and HTML tags:

Image Tags for overall page structure: <html>, <head>, and <body>

Tags for titles, headings, and paragraphs: <title>, <h1> through <h6>, and <p>

Tags for comments: ...

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