An HTML tag consists of the following, in this order:
- the left angle bracket < (same as the "less than" symbol)
- optionally, the slash /, which means that the tag is an
which closes some structure; thus, in this context you can
read the / character as end of ...
- the tag name, e.g. TITLE or PRE
- optionally, if the tag can have
attributes, a blank followed by
one or more attribute specifications like
- the right angle bracket > (same as the "greater than" symbol).
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