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HTML How to Make a Website HTML First Use HTML Elements

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what is line 2?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta html> <charset="ufc 8"> 
  <head></head>
    <body></body>
  <html>

1 Answer

Codin - Codesmite
Codin - Codesmite
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It is a meta tag, the syntax is incorrect though (Or atleast I have never seen it written in that way.)

Correct syntax to my understanding:

HTML4.01:

<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">

HTML5:

<meta charset="UTF-8">

It should also be inside the head tag.

Like so (I have added some other Meta Tags as examples (There is a lot more than in my example that can be used):

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <meta charset="UTF-8"> <!-- Meta Tag that tells the browser which character encoding the webpage uses in this case it is UNICODE -->
            <meta name="keywords" content="HTML, CSS3, panda, bamboo"> <!-- Meta Tag that lists keywords for search engines searchs -->
            <meta name="description" content="This is an example description"> <!-- Meta tag that sets description for the contents of the page -->
            <meta name="author" content="Conrad Alverson"> <!-- Meta Tag that defines the author of the page -->
            <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="15"> <!-- This Meta Tag will refresh the page every 15 seconds or whatever value you place in content -->
        </head>
        <body>
            <p>Example Content</p>
        </body>
    </html>