Every webpage you look at is written in a language called HTML. You can think of HTML as the skeleton that gives every webpage structure. In this course, we'll use HTML to add paragraphs, headings, images and links to a webpage.
In the editor to the right, there's a tab called
test.html. This is the file we'll type our HTML into. See the code with the
<>s? That's HTML! Like any language, it has its own special syntax (rules for communicating).
When we press Save & Submit Code, the results tab will act like an Internet browser (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer). A browser's job is to transform the code in
test.html into a recognizable webpage! It knows how to lay out the page by following the HTML syntax.
- To the right, we have a
- Change the text on line 2 (the bit between
</strong>) to anything you like!
- Hit Save & Submit Code, and you'll see how the
test.htmlfile would look in a browser. Did you see that? The
<strong></strong>tags made our text bold!