I think we'll continue by learning something about the way a browser works.

First an example...

<body>
Something really cool
like an icecube!
</body>
Something really cool like an icecube!

<body>
Hey!
What's
going
on
here??
</body>
Hey! What's going on here??

The browser doesn't recognize formatting. Unless you tell it otherwise, it just displays the characters in a steady stream. If you want to start a new line you have to use a line break...

<body>
Hey!<br>
What's<br>
going<br>
on<br>
here??
</body>
Hey!
What's
going
on
here??

<br> basically says - start a new line.


Can you use <br> to skip a line? Sure.

<body>
Hey!<br>
What's<br>
going<br>
<br>
on<br>
here??
</body>
Hey!
What's
going

on
here??

Skip lots of lines? You betcha.

<body>
Hey!<br>
What's<br>
going<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
on<br>
here??
</body>
Hey!
What's
going







on
here??

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So, you want to make a Web Page!
Lessons: Intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Index & Quick Reference      Table of Contents      ColorPicker      BareBones HTML Guide
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