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Jeanine MeyerThe Essential Guide to HTML5https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4155-4_1

1. The Basics

Jeanine Meyer1 
Purchase, NY, USA
In this chapter, we cover
  • 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


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 that you can produce using any text editor. HTML documents contain elements surrounded by tags—text ...

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