HTML Tutorial

Chapter: 2

Write HTML

Using Notepad or TextEdit
Web pages can be created and modified by using professional HTML editors.
However, for learning HTML we recommend a simple text editor like Notepad (PC) or TextEdit (Mac).
We believe using a simple text editor is a good way to learn HTML.
Follow the four steps below to create your first web page with Notepad or TextEdit.
Step-1

Open Notepad (PC)

Open Notepad in Windows 8 or later:
Open the Start Screen (the window symbol at the bottom left on your screen). Type Notepad.
Open Notepad in Windows 7 or earlier:
Click Start (bottom left on your screen). Click All Programs. Click Accessories. Click Notepad.
Step-1

Open TextEdit (Mac)

Please be sure that the text editor is set to plain text. Go to: Preferences > New Document > select plain text.
Also make sure both "Display html file as html code" and "Display RTF file as RTF code" options are checked under "Open and Save".
Step-2

Write Some HTML

Write or copy some HTML into Notepad.
 <!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<title>Your HTML Title</title>
<body>

<h1>Your heading</h1>
<p>Your paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html> 
try this
Step-3

Save the HTML Page

Save the file on your computer. Select File > Save as in the Notepad menu.
Name the file "index.html" and set the encoding to UTF-8 (which is the preferred encoding for HTML files).
Step-4

View the HTML Page in Your Browser

Open the saved HTML file in your favorite browser (double click on the file, or right-click - and choose "Open with").
The result will look much like this: