Many websites use HTML to program the website. Using HTML can often feel as if you are speaking a foreign language. There are many terms and phrases that are used in the HTML world that normal everyday people will not understand. It is important before you get involved with HTML that you know the proper terms and phrases so that you can learn HTML properly. Here’s a look at some of the common phrases that are used with HTML.
Element. Elements describe anything that is placed on the webpage. A webpage element will traditionally have tags use with them. Webpage elements can include the heading, pictures, paragraphs, lists and other elements that make up the website.
Tags. Anything that is placed on your website will require the use of tags. Tags are often involved in opening and closing which allows the HTML website to know where to place things. The opening of the tag is like turning on a specific element. The closing of a tag is like turning off an element analyze the HTML website to read that the formatting is done.
Attributes. Attributes are anything that HTML elements needed to be associated with other items. These can often be the source of attacks or where an image tag is located. An attribute is normally given at the beginning of a tag phrase so that the HTML website knows where to retrieve the information from.
Many terms that are used on HTML websites are often confused with one another. Many people confuse the terms text and tag. Text is often the words on the page while the tag is the source and words that appears on the website. Other misused terms include attribute and title and title tag. It is important to know which terms go where so that you can properly use your HTML website as it is intended. Understanding these terms will help you develop the website that you want.