The Basic HTML Framework
Learn the basic tag framework for HTML pages.

An HTML document begins with 4 sets of nested container tags.

         <TITLE> Page Title </TITLE>
          Text of document.

The <HTML> </HTML> container surrounds, or contains, the entire HTML document, which is displayed at the top of the Web browser.
The <HEAD> </HEAD> container contains the document's header information, which specifies how an HTML document is to be interpreted.
The <TITLE> </TITLE> container lives within the HEAD container and contains the title of the document.
The <BODY> </BODY> container contains the main content of the HTML document.

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