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This article is the September contest winner. The author provides a basic tutorial of HTML, with code samples illustrating headings, lists, background colors, using the Frame tag and more.

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By: Anand Narayanaswamy
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October 11, 2004
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · HTML Tutorial
  2. · Paragraph Tags, Attributes and Headings
  3. · Using Lists
  4. · Indents and Links
  5. · Working with Images
  6. · Working with Tables
  7. · Working with Frames
  8. · Using Forms, Text, Buttons, and Combo Box
  9. · Text Area, Check Box, and Radio Buttons
  10. · Additional Tags
  11. · Drawing Lines, SUB and SUP Tags
  12. · Test Yourself Questions

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HTML Tutorial - Working with Images
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It’s very easy to place images on a web page. Images can be of extensions .bmp, .gif, and .jpeg. However, gif and jpeg files are commonly used. They are applied using the <IMG> tag. An attribute called SRC is used to specify the path of the Image. The following code displays an image named ballon.gif on a web page.

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    <IMG src = "ballon.gif">

You can also specify attributes like Width and Height if required. ALT attribute will enable you to add a popup text when you move the mouse over the Image as shown in the listing below:

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    <IMG src = "ballon.gif" alt = “This is ballon.gif”>

Filling Background with Colors and Images

You can make the background of your web page to a specified color by using bgcolor attribute in the <body> tag. Following code will change the background of your page to red:

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    <BODY bgcolor = "red">

Similarly, if you require an Image to occupy the background of your web page, background attribute is used with the <body> tag as shown below:

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   <BODY background = "ballon.gif">


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