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Lesson 8

HTML Page Conclusion

This page discussed how to create a simple HTML page using the information and techniques you learned in this module.
The module covered:
  1. File naming and directory structure considerations for your Web site
  2. The different editors used to create Web pages
  3. How to structure HTML pages with empty and container tags
  4. The purpose and use of META tags
  5. How to create a basic HTML page using tags
You might want to explore some of the many resources available on the Internet for building HTML pages. Two to start with are the htmlgoodies.


The following terms were introduced in this module:
  1. HTML document: An unformatted ASCII text file used to build Web pages.
  2. Text editor: An editor that composes HTML code and outputs ASCII text. It is one of three types of editors used to create HTML files.
  3. Container tags: An HTML tag used to specify sections of text and to separate the heading from the body.
  4. Empty tags: An HTML tag that does not refer to specific sections of text and does not require closing tags. Examples of empty tags include tags used to create line breaks and horizontal rules.
  5. META tags: Empty tags used to record information about an HTML document; for example, information about the author of a Web page.

Your final exercise in this module will be to create an HTML page and view the result in your browser.
In the next module, you will learn how to create Web-based applications.

Creating Html Page - Exercise

Click the Exercise link below to begin creating an HTML page.
Creating Html Page - Exercise

HTML Tag Review - Quiz

Click the Quiz link below to review the HTML tags covered in this module.
HTML Tag Review - Quiz