How To Use the HTML <body> Element
This tutorial series will guide you through creating and further customizing this website using HTML, the standard markup language used to display documents in a web browser. No prior coding experience is necessary but we recommend you start at the beginning of the series if you wish to recreate the demonstration website.
<body> element is a semantic element that tells the browser that its content is part of the body of the webpage and intended for display. In this tutorial, we will add a
<body> element to our web document where we can add content later on.
To add a
<body> element to your document, insert opening and closing
<body> tags after the closing
</head> tag but before the closing
</html> tag. Your document should now have the following code:
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title> Sammy’s First Website </title> <link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/jpg" href=”Favicon_Image_Location”/> </head> <body> </body> </html>
You should now understand the purpose of an HTML <body> element and understand how to add one to your HTML file.
In the next step, we’ll begin to add our website content in between the