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How to define information about the document using HTML ?

  • Last Updated : 23 Dec, 2020

The <head> tag in HTML is used to define the head portion of the document which contains metadata related to the document. This tag can contain other head elements such as <title>, <meta>, <link>, <style>, <link> etc.

The <head> element was mandatory In HTML 4.01, but it can be omitted in the current HTML 5.

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Syntax:

<head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
</head>

Attributes:



  • profile: It is used to specify the URL to a document which contains one or more meta data profiles for browsers to clearly understand the information.

Example 1:

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>
        How to define information about 
        the document using HTML?
    </title>
</head>
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1 style="color: green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <p>
        A computer science portal
    </p>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 2: In this example, a CSS stylesheet named style.css is linked using the <link> tag.

CSS File:

body {
    text-align: center;
}
h1 {
    color: green;
}

HTML File:

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        How to define information about
        the document using HTML?
    </title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
      
    <p>
        A computer science portal
    </p>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari



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