The Guide






About Raj

Introduction to HTML

Tools Required - An ASCII text editor.
Understanding HTML Tags
More Tags some essential tags.
BODY Tag revisited
Some Important links: List of links which will help you get started

Related Links

World Wide Web Consortium - Organization which defines HTML Standards
Validation Service - Validate your HTML codet

Hypertext Markup Language(HTML) : - A Tutorial Part 1

by Dr. T V Gopal
Assistant Professor
School of Computer Science and Engneering
Anna University
Chennai - 600 025

The author did not spend hours studiously pouring over some reference book before producing the first HTML document. You probably should not either. HTML is simple to read and understand and it is simple to write too.

HTML is a document-layout and hyperlink-specification language. It defines the syntax and placement of special, embedded directions that are not displayed by the browser, but tell it how to display the contents of the document, including text, images, and other support media. The language also tells you how to make a document interactive through special hypertext links, which connect your document with other documents in yours and other's collections, as well with other internet resources like FTP and Gopher.
HTML provides many different ways to let you define the appearance of your documents. Font specifications, line breaks and preformatted text are all features of HTML. Besides, HTML contains many more ways for structuring your document content without regard to the final appearance. Section headers, structured lists, paragraphs, rules,
titles and embedded images are all defined by HTML without regard for how these elements might be rendered by a browser.
The key strength of HTML is this document structuring ability.

HTML is not a document generation tool on the lines of Mcrosoft Word or FrameMaker.

Tools Required [Next]

HTML Basics Part I Part II Part III


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