Introduction

Hyper Text Markup Language, abbreviated as HTML is what is known as code, or simply the language of creating basic web designs through coding. Even though it may sound complex, it is very easy to learn it if you are dedicated to it. Here are the basics of learning HTML coding.

In the first stage, get to know what HTML is as well as the basics and fundamentals of coding. These basics include tags, markup tags, and functions like html, head, body, title and so on. It is important that you know what all these are, where they are used, and for what purposes. Also, find the perfect editor that suits you. The most preferred editor is Notepad++ for Windows and TextEdit for Mac.

After you are acquainted with the basic, it’s now time to learn how to place HTML tags. These tags will help you in the next step; manipulating text. In text manipulation, you’ll make text look smaller or bigger and even make headers for WWW pages.

The next step is linking pages and this is the most fundamental part of HTML. This is where you will learn how to make a page link to other pages on the web. Page linking is very critical and more emphasis should be laid on it in order to understand the concept.

Lastly, it’s time to learn something on images. Unlike on major CMSs, images are placed differently in HTML. In this stage, you will learn how to place images in your code as well as how to wrap text around them. More importantly, you will learn how to use these images as links to other pages. Still, for images, you will know how to use HTML commands to make images larger or smaller.

Wrap Up

Even though the above steps make it look easy, HTML coding will need your time, dedication, and most importantly, interest. The most important thing to remember is that practice makes a man perfect. Open the HTML code on your browser, play with the codes and see what changes you’re making.