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HTML Treehouse Club: HTML Publish a Story HTML Structure

head and body

im not getting how to put head and body tags between html tags

<!DOCTYPE html></html></html></head></body></html><tags></html><

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,627 Points

You only have end tags.

Tags for most elements must be used in pairs, one start tag and one end tag. Only the end tag has the slash (/) before the name.

Also, there's no tag named "tags".

Following the DOCTYPE, basic HTML structure would generally look like this:

Or Halifa
Or Halifa
556 Points

like this:

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8" /> <title></title> </head> <body>



Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,627 Points

Or Halifa — when posting code, always use the instructions for code formatting in the Markdown Cheatsheet pop-up below the "Add an Answer" area. :arrow_heading_down:

Also, Treehouse discourages posting code answers without explanations.