HTML has many basic tags. Some of the basic tags are <html>, <head> and <body>. The purpose of these HTML basic tags is to build our web pages. Remember that html tags are enclosed in brackets <>. Also most of the tags are in pairs, so if a tags starts like <body> it has an ending tag </body>. Any thing between the starting tag <body> and ending tag </body> will be considered as the part of body.
List of HTML Basic Tags
A list of HTML basic tags with thier functionalities is given here.
|HTML Tag||Tag Function|
|<html>||Creates HTML web page|
|<head>||Defines the head section of html|
|<body>||Its the main area on webpage, where contents are visible|
|<title>||Defines the title of webpage|
|<br>||For inserting a line break, to move contents to a next line|
|<p>||Defines a paragraph|
|<b>||To make text appear bold|
|<img>||To insert images on web page|
|<a>||To make Hyperlink on web page|
As you can see it's easy to remember the names of tags, but it gets really difficult to remember Where we can use a specific tag. In HTML Page Structure topic we are going to learn an easy way to remember the postion of HTML tags.