- HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
- An HTML file is a text file containing small markup tags
- The markup tags tell the Web browser how to display the page
- An HTML file must have an htm or html file extensionAn HTML file can be created using a simple text editor
Do You Want to Try It?
If you are running Windows, start Notepad.
Write in notepad
Type in the following text:
<title>Title of page</title>
<body>This is my first homepage. <b>This text is bold</b>
Save the file as "mypage.htm".
Start your Internet browser. Select "Open" (or "Open Page")
in the File menu of your browser.
A dialog box will appear. Select "Browse" (or "Choose File") and
locate the HTML file you just created - "mypage.htm" - select it
and click "Open". Now you should see an address in the dialog box,
for example "C:\MyDocuments\mypage.htm". Click OK,
and the browser will display the page.
Display in Internet Explorer : This is my first homepage
( to be continues….. )