How to Add a Banner Using HTML Programming

HTML--Hypertext Markup Language--is a computer language that is used to create web pages. Web sites and web pages are written in HTML code. Whether you are setting up a personal web page or a business web page, learning HTML code can be very beneficial. Knowing how to use the codes can help you manipulate your page settings. HTML documents contain plain text and have an extension of '.html' or '.htm.' Borders can be used to accent your page and give your page appeal, and can be customized to fit your page. This guide will teach you how to add borders to the top of your page. It presents a very simple approach to customizing your page. You may choose the image that you wish to use as your banner. Most web pages display the same banner on each page.

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Start your word processor or text editor that you will use to create your web page.


Choose the GIF image that you wish to use as your border and save it in a location on your computer. The image should be approximately 450 pixels. If needed, you may reduce the size of the image so that it will take up less space on your computer.


Type="?" Replace the question mark with the location of the image on your computer. If it is stored in the same folder as your web page, you can specify just the name of the image. Your text should look like the example below.

This is your title

This is your text.

Welcome to our page.


Open a new web browser to verify that your web page displays the image as a banner across the top of your page.

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