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The Essential Guide to HTML5: Using Games to Learn HTML5 and JavaScript by Jeanine Meyer

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Chapter 1. The Basics

The Basics
  • the basic structure of an HTML document

  • the html, head, title, script, style, body, img, and a elements

  • a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) example

  • a JavaScript code example, using Date and document.write

Introduction

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the language for delivering content on the Web. HTML is not owned by anyone, but is the result of people working in many countries and many organizations to define the features of the language. An HTML document is a text document which you can produce using any text editor. HTML documents contain elements surrounded by tags—text that starts with a < symbol and ends with a > symbol. An ...

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