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HTML | Elements
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 21 Dec, 2018

HTML element is the collection of start and end tag with the content inserted in between them.

Syntax:

<tagname > Contents... </tagname>

Example:




<!-- HTML code to illustrate HTML elements -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML Elements</title>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <p>Welcome to GeeksforGeeks!</p>
    </body>
</html>


Output:

Welcome to GeeksforGeeks!

Nested HTML Elements: The HTML element is use inside the another HTML Element is called nested HTML elements.



Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML Elements</title>
    </head>
      
    <body style = "text-align:center">
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <p>Computer science portal</p>
    </body>
</html>                    


Output:

Explanation: In the above example, <html> tag contains the <head> and <body>. The <head< and <body> tag contains another elements so it is called nested element.

Necessary to add end tag: It is necessary to add end tag of element. Otherwise the displayed content may not be display correctly.

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML Elements</title>
    </head>
      
    <body>
          
        <!-- h1 tag does not contains
        end tag -->
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks    
          
        <!-- p tag does not contains
        end tag -->
        <p>Computer science portal
    </body>
</html>                    


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