Headers and Paragraphs

Almost all pages that you create will have headers and paragraphs.


Headers are the different sized section titles throughout a web page. Headers add structure to your web page by breaking it up so its easier for a user to read.

Making Headers

There are six different header tags: <h1>, <h2>, <h3>, <h4>, <h5> and <h6>. The most common type of header is <h1>. To use it, you put the the text you want to display inside between the opening tag (<h1>) and closing tag (</h1>).

The code for a header will look like <h1>My Header Text</h1>.

Size of Headers

There are different sized headers which are marked by the number next to the h in the header tag. They go from <h1> to <h6>.

Example Result



Paragraphs group together sets of sentences and put some space between that group of text and the next group of text.

Making Paragraphs

Paragraphs are marked by opening(<p>) and closing(</p>) tags. To create more than one paragraph you will want multiple sets of opening and closing <p> tags. For example

    This is a paragraph.
    This is another paragraph.

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