Custom WordPress Website Design

Learn HTML for your small business website

Last updated October 2022

At Neur we love making websites easily accessible so you can add or edit content without knowing HTML. While this is a great feature to have it would be beneficial to know a bit of HTML so if you need to add or edit content in the code view you will understand and recognize what you’re looking at. Listed below are just a few basic HTML tags, what they do and how to use them on your website.

Meta Tag

This tag is used to provide structured metadata about the page. Metadata could be the page’s robots, description, author, etc.

<meta name=”description” content=”This content will show up in search” />

Title Tag

This tag is used to represent the title of the page.

<title>Page Title Here</title>

Paragraph Tag

This tag defines a paragraph on the page.

<p>Paragraph content here</p>

Image Tag

This tag displays an image.

<img src=”path_to_image.jpg” />

Link Tag

This tag links text or images to internal or external content.

<a href=””>Link text here</a>

Heading Tag

Heading tags are used to show document structure and are used by search engines to index the structure of your page. Listed from most important value to least, in SEO terms.

<h1>Heading 1 tag</h1>
<h2>Heading 2 tag</h2>
<h3>Heading 3 tag</h3>
<h4>Heading 4 tag</h4>
<h5>Heading 5 tag</h5>
<h6>Heading 6 tag</h6>

Bold Tag

Makes text bold.

<strong>Bolded text</strong>

Center Tag

Centers the text or image.

<center>Centered text</center>

Emphasized Tag

Emphasizes or italicize the text.

<em>Emphasized text</em>

Unordered list

Lists items with bullet (by default) for each item.

<li>First list item</li>
<li>Second list item</li>

Ordered List

Lists items with a number (by default) for each item.

<li>First list item</li>
<li>Second list item</li>

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