A Basic Webpage 1 - Adam's HTML Planet - Tutorials and Tips on how to create websites using HTML
Basic Web Page Part 1
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Open up Notepad [Start, Programs, Accessories]
Open Internet Explorer [or whichever browser you prefer to use] It is usual to work with both applications open - the text editor to work in and the browser to check progress
Copy the text below [between the broad blue lines] into your text editor.
Save the file [suggested name basic1.htm]. It is vital to save the file with the extension .htm [or .html] - it will not open in a browser as a web page without it. In general, do not use spaces in your filenames.
Open the file in your browser.
<TITLE>My First Webpage</TITLE>
This is my first webpage
Ta-da! That's your first web page. OK it's not much to look at yet but we'll work on that! All web pages have to have the tags of the page you just created. Let's look at them in a bit more detail.
This tells the browser that it's looking at a web page
This is what is displayed in the title bar of your browser
This is the bit that you actually see in the browser window. This is where you put your content!
Right, that's that done - here concludes lesson one.
Go up to the top of the page to choose where you go next