HTML Basics: HyperText Markup Language Explained HTML

How to create a website? Why are some websites neat and attractive while others are not? Where should I start if I want to create my web page? You will be able to do so if you learn HTML basics!

Are these questions bugging you? Well, you have made a right decision and came to the perfect place to find out all about the development of websites and HTML basics! In BitDegree’s HTML tutorials we’ll walk you through the beginning and the end of writing code for a website.

While breath-taking pictures and colorful buttons might seem to be the most important or attractive part of the website, they, sadly, will never work if there’s no HTML underneath. It is crucial to understand that, when it comes to web developing, every element, attribute or intended style relies on this markup language.

However, I will lead you through the programming world, and you’ll be able to deepen the knowledge and develop your skills to become a master web developer. You will learn HTML basics (and advances!) in no time!

Hypertext Markup Language (that’s what HTML stands for) is relatively easy to learn and understand. All you have to do is to follow the tutorials, be keen to learn, use the editor, and voila!

I’ll quickly introduce you to the content of our tutorials:


What Will You Find Here?

Every tutorial will be dedicated to a certain topic of HTML. We’ll start with the simplest ones and then move towards more advanced topics. This way, you can learn the material consequently – you’ll know HTML basics before you start building complex structures.

You can see a list of tutorials in a sidebar on your left. Don’t hesitate and click on one!

Each tutorial will contain some information about tags and attributes relevant to the topic. Every HTML element will be explained in an easy manner for you to understand and start using immediately. After getting in-depth with the tutorials, you’ll see that some tags and attributes repeat in different tutorials. That is because some of them have more than one function. With every tutorial, you’ll find an explanation of what a specific tag can do.

You’ll also find a huge list of examples which will help you see the visual representation of the code. All samples are written in BitDegree’s editor, so you can edit and write your code there, too! Feel free to use the editor and don’t forget to read the examples thoroughly, as it will help you understand HTML basics (and advances) way quicker.


Directions to Further Explanation

With every tutorial, you’ll be able to walk around the whole website and other tutorials to deepen your knowledge and understand the topic better. You’ll be able to click on each given tag which will direct you to a further explanation of it. You are not obliged to do so, but the more you know, the better!

We’re making your learning process as easy and interactive as we possibly can. We are sure that you wish to learn HTML and all its tricks, and you’ll master HTML basics in no time!


Huge Lists of Examples

Also, as mentioned previously, you’ll find examples and editors in all tutorials. This way, you can practice writing code by yourself! Practice makes perfect, right?

Examples will give you a better understanding of how to write code with Hypertext Markup Language. Each example will be explained without any difficulties so, you could perceive the given information and try them all yourself.

HTML basics is not had to master, but examples make the process way faster!


Where Do I Begin: HTML Basics

Now that you’ve come to the very end, it is time to start the real learning of HTML basics. Check the example below:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
 <title>Name of the website</title>
</head>
<body>
 <h1>Heading for the content below<</h1>
 <p>Text text text</p>
</body>
</html>

What you’ve just seen is the simplest document written with this markup language. With only a few tutorials, you’ll learn how to write this code yourself, and even add more functionality to it!

We suggest you start with HTML Introduction to learn more about HTML itself or with HTML5 Tutorial, where you’ll be introduced to HTML and HTML5 differences. After you read these tutorials, you can use the sidebar on your left to consistently develop your skills and acquire more information about HTML basics.