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Lesson # 1
Activity # 1
Tutorial # 2
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Summary of HTML Tags

Here is a list of the tags introduced in Lesson # 1 and this Learning Activity:

Organizational Tags

<HTML> ... </HTML>
This defines the document as an HTML document. The closing tag </HTML> must be the last line of the file.
<HEAD> ... </HEAD>
These two tags mark the beginning and the end of the header. The header is at the top of every web page but it does not display in the browser window.. The header has information about the document, such as the author's name or the date it was created.
<TITLE> ... </TITLE>
The title of your document appears in the title bar of the browser window. The <TITLE> ... </TITLE> tags must appear in the header
<BODY> ... </BODY>
The content that you decide to put in your web page is listed between the beginning and ending <BODY> tags.
<!--  ...   -->
This tag is a comment that allows you to include useful information that you don't want displayed but that should be in the document. Comments often help to clarify the HTML code when your web pages get more complex.

Formatting Tags

<B> ... </B>
Make the words between the tags Bold
<I> ... </I>
Make the text italics.
<H1> ... </H1> to <H6> ... </H6>
Each of the six heading levels has a predefined size and style.
<P> ... </P>
The paragraph tag. The closing tag can often be left out.
<BR>
The Line Break tag starts a new line.