• 5 Easy Steps To Build Websites Using HTML

    How to build websites using HTML

    Hyper Text Markup Language, commonly referred as HTML. It is the primary language which is used for formatting website pages. HTML is used at the back of all internet web pages. All the high-end websites use HTML for basic formatting of their pages. HTML designs vary from website to website. But, the general idea/format remains the same.

    In this article, we’ll be guiding you about how to build websites using HTML and applying HTML design.

     

    • Step 1- Selecting an editor

     

    You need to be careful in selecting the proper editor for HTML. HTML is a programming language so it needs a proper editor. Although it can also work with Notepad, notepad++ and word processor (if you save the extension with .html). It is not advisable to do so. Why? Because many of the features which are in a professional editor are not present there. You can also use online editors which are pretty good. Editor selection is important because you need to edit the content again and again and look for the result in the browser.

     

    • Step 2- Browser selection

     

    While HTML is the native language of most browsers. However, there may be some features which may run on some and not others. So, keeping in mind the requirement, choose your browser accordingly. Also, make sure to include common tags which are found in every browser. So that, your webpage runs on every browser and consequently the website you design as well. It is essential that you have a universal design and format to reach the maximum number of clients possible.

     

    • Step 3- Understand the format

     

    HTML has a predefined format. It goes like this:

    1. At first, the tag which declared document type comes i.e., <!Doctype HTML>
    2. Second, <html> tag is used.
    3. Third, <head> tag is used to define the header of the page.
    4. Fourth, <body> tag is issued to declare the start of the body of the page, where the  main content is.
    5. Fifth, use a number of tags for different purposes, for example,is used for paragraph,
      is used for new line,

      is used to make a table, and so many others.

    6. Sixth, formatting can be done using tags such as <u>, <b> and others.
    7. Seventh, you can also give links to other pages or to specific sections on your own page using the tag <a href>.
    8. It is of primary importance to note that in HTML, all the starting tags have ending tags as well. So, hieratically, if you start with <html> it would be the last tag of the document, where your page will end like </html>. Similarly, <head> tag will end before <body> as </head>, because it closes the header for the document. </body> tag will most probably be the second last tag of your document and so on. Always remember to close a tag you have opened, otherwise, it will result in an error.

     

     

    • Step 4- Elements of HTML

     

    There are many elements of HTML. Such as text boxes, radio buttons, list boxes, combo boxes and so many others. They can be easily found in the toolbar of professional editors. These toolbars come in handy when designing the format of HTML pages, you just have to drag and drop into desired spot. No need to write their code. It is also important to note that the latest version of HTML is HTML5. Which is popular now a days and being used by many popular browsers. HTML and HTML5 are basically the same thing. Just that there are few tags which are introduced in HTML5. Also, HTML5 does not provide support for some older tags of HTML4 or earlier versions.

     

     

    • Step 5- Running the script

     

    When you are suing a dynamic website which uses a database. Websites like flight reservation and bookings, online shopping, net banking,, etc. where user has to enter data. To program those websites, JavaScript is mainly used. JavaScript can be used with HTML in a rather simple way. By using a tag called d

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