The Body Tag

It takes a while to set up your HTML code with everything that goes on behind the scenes to make your webpage actually work. So if you’ve gotten to the point of creating the actual body of your webpage – GIVE YOURSELF A PAT ON THE BACK! You’ve made it this far!

The stuff you’ve already written in code editor probably looks like this!

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Which means you are ready to start adding content to your site! This brings us to the Body Tag.

The Body Tag  

The Body of your webpage is indicated by opening and closing <body> tags – and it’s where all of the content goes on your site. It’s where you finally get to create sections of your webpage that are filled with images, videos, text, colors, and anything else you’d like to see on your page.



Here is what the Body Tag will look like in your html file:

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Once I’ve written out my Body Tag, I personally like to then create divisions or <divs> within the Body Tag. Creating <div>s let’s me start to see how many sections there will be on my webpage. We will get more into <div>s in a future post!

For more information on how I set up everything before the <body> tags, check out my other posts:

Code Editors
The HTML Tag
 Head and Title Tag

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