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Basic HTML Tutorial - Learn To Change and Adapt HTML Codes


HTML stands for Hyper Link Markup Language. It's necessary a blogger knows how to use HTML as a lot of the customization for the blog is done in HTML. You don't have to be a genius to learn basic HTML, its very simple and could be effective in making and maintaining anything that uses HTML. It's a skill you will keep for life.


HTML does look confusing but its actually very simple. Let's start of with a few translations that you will see in your blogger blog HTML:
  • <H1> stands for your header of your paragraph/post.
  • <TITLE> is the title of your page.
  • <BODY> is the main body of your blog such as posts.
  • <p> stands for a paragraph. The text in-between <p> and </p> is the paragraph.
HTML works on a rule that 'if it starts, it has to finish by placing a '/'. They come in pairs where the first pair starts whatever it is and the last pair finishes it. For example, if I wanted something to be bold, I would put <b> and then I would put </b> so the HTML knows I've ended the bold.


For different types of fonts:
  • <b> and </b> make text bold.
  • <i> and </i> make text italic.
  • <strike> and </strike> make text strike through.
  • <font size="x". x is a number that makes the font big or small.
  • face="x". x is a word that represents the font such as Times New Roman.

Make a Link

<a href> " URL" > ENTER TEXT< /a> will produce you a link like this : ask will online


HTML isn't that difficult to learn. After about 2 weeks, I knew most of the stuff needed to customize my blog.  Hopefully, you will be able to use HTML to customize your website too! Good luck!

About Will Green

A student in England studying Automotive Engineering with Motorsport, Will created Ask Will Online back in 2010 to help students revise and bloggers make money. You can follow AskWillOnline via @AskWillOnline.

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