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HTML How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Follow Along with Workspaces

Html tags create an element so does that mean elements create html?

im a new learner

2 Answers

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,253 Points

Hi Shakran. Welcome to Treehouse.

In HTML, the terms tag and element are interchangeable.

This is a HTML element.


A paragraph element. Your Web browser reads this tag and knows to "render" or display it as a piece of text with some default styling. You use HTML to create static content which is later styled by CSS.

So by using tags like the paragraph I just showed you that is what is meant by creating elements.

Hope this helps :)

Imran Chowdhury
Imran Chowdhury
5,684 Points

I was wondering the same thing as Shakran Mushtaq. Thanks for clearing up Jonathan Grieve. :) Really helpful.