Using Notepad++

Step 1. Open Notepad++

To open Notepad++ in Windows 7 or earlier:

Click Start (bottom left on your screen). Click All Programs. Click Accessories. Click Notepad++.

To open Notepad++ in Windows 8 or later:

Open the Start Screen (the window symbol at the bottom left on your screen). Type Notepad++.

Step 2: Write some HTML

Write or copy some HTML into Notepad++.

<!DOCTYPE html>


    <h1>My First Heading</h1>
    <p>My first paragraph.</p>

Try it Yourself
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Step 3: Save the HTML page

Save the file on your computer.

Select File > Save as in the Notepad++ menu.

Name the file "index.html" or any other name ending with html.

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Step 4: View your webpage

Open the saved HTML file in your favorite browser. The result will look much like this:

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