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HTML - Headings 1:6

A heading in HTML is just what you might expect, a title or subtitle. By placing text inside of <h1> (heading) tags, the text displays bold and the size of the text depends on the number of heading (1-6). Headings are numbered 1-6, with 1 being the largest heading and 6 being the smallest.

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HTML Code:

<h6>and subtitles</h6>

Place these lines into your HTML file and you should get what is displayed below.

Headings 1-6:





and subtitles

Notice that each heading has a line break before and after each heading display. This is a built in attribute so to speak associated with the heading tag. Each time you place a heading tag, your web browser automatically places a line break in front of your beginning tag and after your ending tag exactly the same as with <p> tags.

Essay Walkthrough

Let's tie together headings and paragraphs to form an essay. Copy(Highlight, then Ctrl C) or code the following in the body of your page or a new page. Or make your own essay paragraphs.

HTML Code:

<h1 align="center">Essay Example</h1>
<p>Avoid losing floppy disks with important school/work projects...</p>
<p>For instance, let's say you had a 
HUGE school or work project to complete.  Off ...</p>

HTML Essay:

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  • Headings have no unique attributes tied to them, just the general align, class, id, etc.

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