What is an Element in HTML

Element in HTML
  • An Hypertext Markup Language(HTML) element contains tags ,content and attribute.
  • There are different types of HTML elements.
    • Normal elements
    • Raw text elements
    • Void elements.

Normal elements

  • The elements usually have both a start tag and an end tag known as Normal elements.

Raw text elements

  • The element must not contain other elements known as raw text elements.
  • It is also known as text or text-only elements.
  • Example  <title> element must not contain other elements (including markup of text), only plain text.

Void elements

  • The element no need to close tag is known as Void elements.
  • It is also known as empty elements or single elements or standalone
  • Example <br />,<hr/> etc.

What is tag in html

  • HTML tags are like keywords define that how a web browser will format and display the
  • HTML tags contain three main parts: an opening tag, content, and closing tag.

Syntex:    <tagname>content goes here…</tagname>

HTML Documents

  • <!DOCTYPE html> All HTML documents must start with a unique document type declaration.

  • The HTML document starts with <html> and end with </html>.
  • <body> and </body> is the visible part of the HTML document (content).
  • <head> and </head> is element contains meta information about the document like <title> tag. 
  • <title> and </title> is used for title of the html page.
First Program in HTML
<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>Page Title</title>

<h1>This is a Heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>