1. How to Write markup in an HTML Editor?
Writing markup is easy with a simple html editor. Frankly, we can write HTML markup by having a computer, an HTML Editing software installed, and some know-how of HTML. On the computer, we use a simple text editor to write the markup. Whereas, the markup may contain headings, paragraphs, links, images, and other HTML elements. Then, we will just open our text editing software in windows or Text editor in mac and start writing the code. It’s pretty simple that way.
1.1. Why HTML Editor is Recommended?
Interestingly, multiple software in the market is available to assist the coders in this respect. Firstly, Tuts Insider recommends a simple text editor to start writing HTML code. After getting a little expertise in writing HTML, VS Code by Microsoft is best for further practicing. It is because, usually, you may use simple text editing software to start learning HTML then you may proceed to any high-end software.
Nonetheless, an HTML editor enhances the capability to code and wisely manage markup projects. Moreover, there are plenty of online HTML editors like WYSIWYG editor, codelab Editor, TryIt Editor by W3Schools, etc. These are real-time HTML editors and renders the results immediately.
1.2. Best HTML Editing Softwares
Below are some of the popular HTML editors, yet there is a lot of software for programmers to choose from.
- codelab Editor
- Visual Studio Code
- Sublime Text
- CoffeeCup Editor
1.3. Basic Features in Advanced Editors
- Facility to code easily
- Error-free development
- Syntax Highlighting
- Debugging HTML code
- Error highlighting
- Markup auto-completion of tags, brackets, etc
- And so many features, depending on the software
2. HTML Editor in Windows/Mac
First of all, write some HTML markup using a built-in HTML editor or text editor, i.e Notepad. To create a simple web page, simply follow these steps:
2.1. Step1: Open Notepad/TextEdit
Start > Programs > Accessories > Notepad (Windows 7 users)
Start Screen > Find ‘Notepad’ by Typing (Windows 8 users)
Finder > Applications > TextEdit (MAC users)
Also, change Preferences
Preferences > Format > Plain Text (Recommended to enable the editor to save files correctly)
2.2. Step2: Write some HTML Markup
<!Doctype HTML> <html> <head> <title>HTML Tutorial</title> </head> <!–The Content after this body tag is visible–> <body> <h2>Welcome to the world of Tutorials</h2> <p>You are at the best learning place.</p> </body> </html>
After writing HTML markup, save it with a particular name, and do remember changing the extension from .txt to .html.
2.3. Step3: View HTML Code in Browser
After saving HTML markup, open the saved file in any browser. Importantly, this HTML compilation or running does not require any internet source. Since the markup compiler is built-in every browser, therefore, don’t worry about the compilation or rendering of the markup. Just sit tight and let the browser do its job. The output of the HTML code will be just like the following instance.
Welcome to the world of Tutorials
You are in the best learning place.
3. Codelab Online HTML Editor
Interestingly, we at Tuts Insider provides an online HTML editor called codelab. Also, it has advanced features to contest with any modern editor. Unlike Wysiwyg editor, Pielab provides the facility to write and render the markup on the spot. Give it a try and flourish your HTML coding skills:
- Firstly, codelab Provide instant results or HTML rendering
- Secondly, no need to reload the browser repeatedly, just click the Run button
- Also, Pielab has advanced syntax highlighting feature
- Pielab auto mark indentation
- And So many other features
- Most Importantly, codelab is an Online Editor and Viewer
- HTML writing is the use of HTML tags to create a web page
- Further, it may be written using any local text editor or online text editor
- Also, HTML rendering is the use of a browser to manipulate the markup to show the useful results
- Then, the markup after rendering displays on the screen
- Congratulations! You are now a developer