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HTML HTML Basics Getting Started with HTML Global Structure of an HTML Document

I don't get it, How do I get a boilerplate code from the snippets?

I tried the snippet in the sublime text but found something I didn't understand. If you need it then I post it for you.

<snippet>
    <content><![CDATA[
Hello, ${1:this} is a ${2:snippet}.
]]></content>
    <!-- Optional: Set a tabTrigger to define how to trigger the snippet -->
    <!-- <tabTrigger>hello</tabTrigger> -->
    <!-- Optional: Set a scope to limit where the snippet will trigger -->
    <!-- <scope>source.python</scope> -->
</snippet>

2 Answers

Its the teachers notes for the video. The Sublime snippet is listed as: *Update - scratch this note, see below for update *

<snippet>
    <content><![CDATA[Type your snippet here]]></content>
    <!-- Optional: Tab trigger to activate the snippet -->
    <tabTrigger>xyzzy</tabTrigger>
    <!-- Optional: Scope the tab trigger will be active in -->
    <scope>source.python</scope>
    <!-- Optional: Description to show in the menu -->
    <description>My Fancy Snippet</description>
</snippet>

I'd say check your content against the rules listed below the snippet syntax for the desired result and tinker with it a little. I prefer Visual Studio Code and the snippets there are bit simpler.

Got it - needed to rewatch the video to understand where your question was stemming from.

To add the generic html snippet from Sublime do the following:

  • Goto your editor.
  • create a new file and save it fileName.html.
  • in the new file just type html then press TAB immediately after.

The editor will render the following code to get you rolling.:

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

</body>
</html>

You fill in the rest. For clarification, this is same as it is in VS Code. The method you posted above is how you would create a snippet of your own. This helps if you've created a piece of code and reuse it frequently and would work in the same way. Hope this helps to clear it up a little.

If not add more info and someone else can assist. Have fun!

Hey, thanks a lot for your effort NiKole Maxwell, I really appreciate it...