How to create a website using div tag

Published: 17th June 2010
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Websites have been evolved since the beginning of Internet. Internet is now flooded with endless number of web pages and its demand is increasing due to development in technology. It is not difficult to make a website especially if one is good at using computers and is well equipped with programming. Many people have made it a profession and have reached a crossroad in website design. It is always recommended to create sites with updated technologies and applications. These can be created by using html tags, tables, jquery and div tags to have a better design.

Developing a website is like constructing a virtual world and doing the same by using div tag is no big deal. Div tags are one of the basic elements of HTML code that helps in breaking web pages into various sections. These sections include headers, sidebars, article area and many more. Div tag as the name suggests actually means division tags which represent generic division of content on the web page. These tags provide enormous flexibility in its creation and it's designing. It is an intuitive process which involves understanding of HTML and CSS codes and language.

First step is to create an HTML file by using a text editor. Then enclose each section of content inside one set of div tags in the body section. It is important to give each div a unique identity by including "id" attribute in each opening division tag. Next step is to create a style sheet which can be easily done by using CSS code. This will help in providing rules for each division in the web page. Styling a website is completely a personal choice. It is a basic thing that the header must be at the top which will serve as a banner on the HTML page. The sidebar must be positioned at the right side of the web page. After the process of styling is complete, just link to the style sheet in HTML page by including the tag in head section. Now you would just need to keep adding impressive content to have it appear on the first page of search engine.

Many businesses, private organizations, small scale industries, individuals and many more create websites just to follow the fashion because everyone has online presence these days. It has even become an integral component of marketing strategy. Div tags are used in web pages to make them in such a way that it does include usage of tables. Div tags make use of style sheets which permits the website to be entirely independent of data. Concept of div tags ensures advance approach of creating a site which is better than other set. These are basically block level tags which must be closed in the very same sequence in which they were opened. These tags are flexible enough to be used inside and with any other tag very easily.

Article written by Mr. Neeraj Arora, Marketing Director of Himalayan IT Group, offering website design and payroll software in Delhi.

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