Getting started with HTML


Where to write code?

You can use notepad or wordpad to write HTML code.
There are plenty of HTML editors available that can be used for the same purpose. These are, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, EditPlus, etc.

The most likely used one is Dreamweaver.
It not only allows you to edit HTML, but provides support for editing other languages including, CSS, Javascript, VBScript, ASP, ColdFusion, PHP, ASP.NET, XML, XSLT and some other cool features.

While saving the HTML coding file give it .html or .htm extension.


Structure of a html program.

Entire html page is enclosed between <html> & </html>
tag. These tags may contain other tags <head>, <title>, <body>, <frameset> depending upon requirement.

Basically html page has following structure:
<!doctype html>
< head>
<title >title name</title>
</head>
< body>
Document body
</body>
</html>