What is HTML?
HTML is the standard markup language .HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language.HTML describes the structure of Web pages using markup.HTML elements are the building blocks of HTML pages.HTML tags label pieces of content such as “heading”, “paragraph”, “table”, and so on.
HOW DOES IT WORKS
HTML consists of a series of short codes typed into a text-file by the site author — these are the tags. The text is then saved as a html file, and viewed through browser like Internet Explorer. This browser reads the file and translates the text into a visible form, hopefully rendering the page as the author had intended. Writing your own HTML entails using tags correctly to create your vision. You can use anything from a rudimentary text-editor to a powerful graphical editor to create HTML pages
Ways to Open Notepad on Your Windows
With Windows 10, Notepad became difficult for some users to find. There are several ways to open Notepad in Windows 10, but the four most often used methods are:
Turn Notepad on in the Start menu. Click the on the taskbar and then choose Notepad
Find it by searching. Type “notepad” in the search box and tap NOTEPAD in the search results.
Open Notepad by right-clicking a blank area. Select New in the menu and tap Text document Double-click the document.
Press Window key + R type “notepad” and then tap OK. This open the notepad
How to Use Notepad With HTML
Open a new Notepad document.
Write some HTML in the document.
To save the file, select file in the Notepad menu and then Save as
Enter the name “techsteppers.html”
Use .html for the extension. Do not save the file with a .txt extension.
Open the file in a browser by double-clicking on the file. You can also right click and choose open with to view your work.
To make additions or changes to the web page, return to the saved Notepad file and make the changes. Resave and then view your changes in a browser.
Let take an example to learn something about HTML
A Simple HTML Document
The <html> element is the root element of an HTML page
The <head> element contains meta information about the document
The <title> element specifies a title for the document
The <body> element contains the visible page content
The <h1> element defines a large heading
The <p> element defines a paragraph
The purpose of a web browser (Chrome, Firefox) is to read HTML document and display them.
The browser does not display the HTML tags, but uses them to determine how to display the document