To start out with your basic HTML page, you need this standard structure. You should use this for every HTML page you create.
Any HEAD Content Here
Any BODY Content Here
Now, lets examine each part of the HTML page.
This is the main content area of any HTML page. What you're reading right now is the stuff we inputted between the BODY tags. Here's the breakdown of all the major tags you'd need to make a simple, good looking page.
<IMG src="image.gif" width="5" height="5" alt="../image!" border="0" align="center">
src: Path to image
width and height: Dimensions of image
alt: Alternative Text that loads up before image is loaded. Also Lynx uses it for image descriptions.
border: Border around the image, in the color of the FONT color at the time.
align: where text aligns in comparision to the image.
Example: <FONT face="Verdana" color="#ff0000" size="2"></FONT>
face: Font that you want the browser to use. Mostly using Verdana, Arial, Courier, and Helvetica. Warning, only works some browsers, and with people who have the font.
color: hex color that the text should be.
size: Size of the font. Range is from 1 (smallest) through 7 (largest).
<I> Italic </I>
<U> Underline </U>
Example: <A href="somewhere.html" target="_top">Click</A>, or<A name="here">
href: Where the link is pointed to.
target: Used for frames mostly.
name: A place in the same page to go to. Add this tag for where you want the link to go, and <A href="#nameofanchor"> for the actual link.
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