HTML Elements and Attributes

An element is everything from the start to the end tag. Some elements, however, have empty contents.

Start TagContentEnd Tag
<b>Text are strong</b>

Some elements have attributes.

An attribute can be identified within an element by finding the equal sign (=). Attributes give more information on HTML elements and are always introduced in the starting tag of an element.

More on attributes on the next post.

Introduction to Web

A website is a set of web pages that contains content on either or both text, images and multimedia, and etc. A Web Page on the other hand, is a document created with HTML.

There are two types of websites:

  1. DYNAMIC websites 
  2. STATIC websites

A dynamic website has a front and back end. Visitors of the site can add changes to itself frequently and usually retrieves data from a database. Blogger, Facebook and Twitter are an example of famous dynamic websites.

A static website is the simplest form of web programming and has not administrator page. It displays the same information to all the visitors and cannot be changed.

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language and is the most common programming tool for the web.

Markup are keywords surrounded by brackets (< >), and can be referred as HTML tags or simply tags. Usually, markups come in pairs which has an opening tag, the first tag of the pair, and a closing tag, the last tag of the pair.

Refer to next post for more of HTML.

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