<!DOCTYPE html> tag is a required preamble for HTML documents. Here’s how you use it.
To set the
doctype in HTML5, add this to the top of your html code:
doctype remains important for the support of legacy browsers.
doctype on your code is important, but it’s only the first step. For a more comprehensive review of the HTML5 markup language, explore our series, How To Build a Website in HTML.
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