Typical Elements of a Web Document

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Above are examples of first-level (largest) and second-level (next-largest) headings.

Some Examples of Lists

Here's a list of items, without numbers ("unordered"): We can have ordered or numbered lists also.

Top Five Reasons You're Taking ICS 1P:

  1. What? What's ICS 1P?
  2. The TELE guy's smooth voice made you do it.
  3. You heard a rumor that one of OJ's lawyers was teaching the class.
  4. PE classes no longer give units, there's no Basketweaving 101, so this was the next best thing.
  5. The School of Social Sciences made you an offer you couldn't refuse.

General Information on HTML

Paragraphs are bounded by <P> at the start and (optionally) </P> at the end.

Of course, lots of folks just begin paragraphs and don't worry about ending the previous one. That's fine. It works. Part of why/how it works is that lots of things in effect end paragraphs. Things like lists and ``Horizontal Rules.'' Here ``Rule'' just means a straight line as one sees below.

The general format of bounding something by <XXX> at the start and </XXX> at the end works for setting physical styles of print as well:

Much more information about HTML is available.