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Learning HTML

While creating web pages is a popular activity, one needs to know some basic HTML tags. Here are the main ones to get you started.

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<HTML>...</HTML>Begins and ends the web page.
<HEAD>...</HEAD>Begins and ends the head section.
<TITLE>...</TITLE>These tags place a title on the top of your browser.
<BODY BGCOLOR=######>This sets the color of the background.
<TABLE>...</TABLE>These tags begin and end a table.
<HR>This tag creates a line across your page.
<BODY>...</BODY>These tags begin and end the body of your web page.
<P>This tag skips an extra line at the end of the paragraph.
<BR>This tag breaks the line and goes to the next line.
<A HREF=http://...>Site_Name</A>This tag creates a hyperlink to another web page.
<FONT SIZE=#>...</FONT SIZE>This tag changes the size of letters for the contained text.
<IMG SRC=...>This tag displays an image from the identified location.
<CENTER>...</CENTER>These tags will center the text that is between them.
<H1>...</H1>These tags create a level 1 heading.
<U>...</U>These tags will underline the text that is between them.
<B>...</B>These tags will make text that is between them bold.
<I>...</I>These tags will italisize the text that is between them.
<FONT COLOR=######>This tag set the color of the letters.
<UL>...</UL>These tags indent and are used with <LI> to create an unordered list.
mailto://username@location.netThis tag initiates email to the specified address.


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