Simple Sample HTML -- Heading

``HTML'' means ``Hypertext Markup Language.''

  1. This is the first item of an Ordered List.
  2. Such lists are numbered.

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:

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Current as of 12 September 1996