(HTML Editing (Part 2


(HTML Editing)A simple text editor is all you need to learn HTML


Learn HTML Using Notepad or Text Edit

Web pages can be created and modified by using professional HTML editors
We believe in that using a simple text editor is a good way to learn HTML
However, for learning HTML we recommend a simple text editor like Notepad (PC) or Text Edit (Mac)
Follow the steps below to create your first web page with Notepad or Text Edit


Step 1: Open Notepad (PC)

Windows 7 or earlier : Open Start > Programs > Accessories > Notepad

Windows 8 or later : Open the Start Screen (the window symbol at the bottom left on your screen). Type Notepad


Step 1: Open Text Edit (Mac)

Open Finder > Applications > Text Edit
Also change some preferences to get the application to save files correctly. In Preferences > Format > choose “Plain Text

Then under “Open and Save”, check the box that says “Display HTML files as HTML code instead of formatted text


Step 2: Write Some HTML

Write or copy the following HTML code into Notepad

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1>   My First Heading     </h1>
<p>    My first paragraph   </p>

</body>
</html>
notepad
notepad

Step 3: Save the HTML Page

Save the file on your computer . Select File > Save as in the Notepad menu
Name the file “index.htm” and set the encoding to UTF-8 (which is the preferred encoding for HTML files)

save as
save as

Tip: You can use either .htm or .html as file extension. There is no difference, it is up to you


Step 4: View the HTML Page in Your Browser

Open the saved HTML file in your favorite browser (double click on the file, or right-click – and choose “Open with“)

The result will look much like this

chrome
chrome

Vinstagram Online Editor (“Try It Yourself”)

With our free online editor, you can edit the HTML code and view the result in your browser
It is the perfect tool when you want to test code fast. It also has color coding and the ability to save and share code with others
(HTML Editing)

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>   Page Title       </title>
</head>
<body>

<h1>     This is a Heading    </h1>
<p>     This is a paragraph   </p>

</body>
</html>

Click on the “Try it Yourself” button to see how it works

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