2.4. A Guide to HTML

That's all there is to it, now all that's left is closing all the tags we opened at the beginning and saving the page.

Finishing up

All that you need to do is go through the code we've written so far and close any tags that we haven't already, so if you've been following the example it's simply a case of:


So to summarise what you might have to finish off with:

My First Webpage
Welcome
This is my very first webpage, I'm going to write a bit about myself, my family and my pet hamster Fred (pictured below).

Read about my family

Saving

Notepad doesn't have an option to save HTML files, but that won't stop us! Click File > Save to bring up the Save As dialogue box as usual, but in the Save as type drop-down menu select All Files. Then type the File name but add .html to the end, so for example index.html.

Saving

The End

So there you have it, you should now have all the knowledge you need to create a website. If you're looking to do more there are many books and webguides available that go into much more detail. The next section of the website guide will show you how to get your newly created webpage onto the internet.

Next: Uploading

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