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The html tag, or Document/Root element, is used as the top level, or root, of an HTML document.

Syntax

The <html> tag represents the container of all other HTML elements besides the <!DOCTYPE> tag.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <title>This is the document's title</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>This is a heading</h1>
    <p>This is some body content.</p>
  </body>
</html>

Attributes

xmlns
Provides the XML namespace.

Browser Compatibilty

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