HTML 5 Programming and Web development/HTML 5 Comments

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A comment in HTML is an area of text that ignored by the browser.In an HTML comment,you can write anything These are some examples of comment.

<!--This is a comment-->
<!--I love HTML-->
<!--London bridge is burning down>

Comments written in angle brackets with an exclamation mark at the start followed by two hyphens(minus sign) and ending with two hyphens.

Reasons for comments[edit | edit source]

Comments in HTML are conventionally used as.

  • A directive to show viewers of the source code what it does
  • To insert Information about the document that viewers of the source code should know such as license and author's information