New to HTML
Steven Nicholls last edited by
Looks to me like this is the place to be right now! I am trying notepad for the first time and I am trying to learn html for the first time. Here is some code that I am trying to understand:
<HTML><META HTTP-EQUIV=“content-type” CONTENT=“text/html;charset=utf-8”>
Is there someone that can help me understand this? does “content-type” mean this is where I place whatever I want to say? I pasted it into Notepad and tried to view it as source, but nothing happened!
Larry Keith last edited by
If you are just learning HTML and CSS3 you may want to check out https://mva.microsoft.com/en-US/training-courses/html5-css3-fundamentals-development-for- , this is a great video course.
JosephNovak last edited by
You should also go here: http://www.w3schools.com/
Claudia Frank last edited by Claudia Frank
As already recommended, it is a good idea to start with a guided
tutorial if you want to learn a new programming language.
To answer your question,
Is there someone that can help me understand this? does “content-type” mean this is where I >place whatever I want to say?
No, you set a meta attribute, which is basically the information for your browser
that this site has utf-8 encoded text.
I pasted it into Notepad and tried to view it as source, but nothing happened!
The line itself, although it is incomplete, is the source.
If you do plain html coding I recommend installing the html preview plugin,
can be done via plugin manager, which, as the name suggests, gives you a preview of your code. So you see what changes on the “site” when changing code instantly(more or less).
Simple example. After installing the plugin, goto plugins->Preview HTML and select Preview HTML. Open a new document, select HTML as language and put the following text into it.
<HTML> <head> <title>first html site</title> </head> <body> show something </body> </HTML>