HTML Tags Tutorial :You Must Know In 2021

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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.

Basic HTML

<!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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