Introduction to HTML
HTML is a language used to put text, images, links, and other elements on a webpage. Here's a very basic HTML document:
Hi, here is some text.
When a web browser (e.g. Chrome) reads the HTML, it creates this:
In the HTML document above, we see:
This is called a tag. The <html> tag signifies the beginning of the document, and is an opening tag. At the end of the document we see:
Notice it has a slash / in it. That makes it a closing tag. The </html> closing tag ends the document.
Tags help us specify where sections begin and end.
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