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HTML Tags are like keywords which defines that how web browser will format and display the content. With the help of tags, a web browser can distinguish between an HTML content and a simple content. HTML tags contain three main parts: opening tag, content and closing tag. But some are unclosed tags.
|<!DOCTYPE>||Defines the document type|
|<html>||Defines an HTML document|
|<head>||Contains metadata/information for the document|
|<title>||Defines a title for the document|
|<body>||Defines the document’s body|
|<h1> to <h6>||Defines HTML headings|
|<p>||Defines a paragraph|
|<br>||Inserts a single line break|
|<hr>||Defines a thematic change in the content|
|<!–…–>||Defines a comment|
Most commonly used tags in HTML
HTML contains lots of predefined tag. Some of them are described below:
- HTML tag: It is the root of the html document which is used to specify that the document is html.
- Head tag: Head tag is used to contain all the head element in the html file. It contains the title, style, meta, … etc tag.
- Body tag: It is used to define the body of html document. It contains image, tables, lists, … etc.
- Title tag: It is used to define the title of html document
How many tags are in HTML?
HTML is a very simple markup language. Even though there are close to 100 tags in HTML5, you usually only end up using a handful 99% of the time. I am going to teach you 10 tags you need to markup almost all content and anything else you can think of when creating a web page
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