<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
This describes what DOCTYPE should be used.
If you don't know what it is, then stick to what I've set..
Important IE notice: The charset definition has to start on line #1,
and char #1.
Everything inside the <head> tag is loaded before the visible part of
the document is loaded.
<!-- This is the text that appears in the window-title-bar -->
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
This describes what charset to use. It's "normally" either utf-8 or
What is important is that it match what the server sets in the
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/inc/style.css" type="text/css">
link rel="" can be used for many things, but here it's used to
load an external stylesheet. if you don't know what CSS is, then
learn it :P
Things that should appear to the visitor should be inside the <body> tag.
This template shows the minimum of what is required to pass through the w3c
<br>In addition it has a stylesheet, which is not required. But sites
normally contains a stylesheet, which defines the appearances of the tags.