Definitions

DOCTYPE Declaration

HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language, is the standard markup language used to create web pages.

– alway start with before thetag

Explanation: DOCTYPE delcaration

The declaration must be the very first thing in your HTML document, before thetag. Please do not mix this up with traditional HTML syntax. declaration is not an HTML tag; it is an instruction to the web browser about what version of HTML the page is written in.

The default character encoding delcaration:

<meta charset=”UTF-8″>

Sample of a basic HTML5

 <!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset=”UTF-8″>
<title>PCCodeNet Tutorial</title>
</head>

<body>
Welcome to PCCodeNet’s tutorial
</body>

</html>

Preparation

This guide will allow you to build a website on your local machine without spending money on a web hosting. Of course I will not stop you from purchasing a web hosting and host your website with the html files you created. The best ways to maximize the usage would be to create on your local machine, once your ready with your website, purchasing a web hosting space will save you alot of days from wasting while your developing your website.

Get Xampp and installed it.

References: W3school