To the uninitiated HTML5 might look like rocket science, but it's not. Believe me, if you passed high school algebra you can figure this out.

My goal on html-5-tutorial.com is to give you a good solid start on doing just that.

When you have completed this tutorial you'll have a basic understanding of HTML and know how to go about getting a domain and building a simple website.

You won't be ready to quit your day job, but...

...you have to start somewhere!

HTML-5-Tutorial.com is geared to those who want to edit and write HTML code by hand. Knowing how the nuts and bolts of a webpage fit and work together gives you the means to utilize HTML5's full potential. Debugging and tweaking the code is easier and it greatly facilitates search engine optimization (SEO).

So what is HTML5? HTML5 is a language – a language computers use to "speak" to each other. However, left to their own devices, computers are mute machines – we aren't, and in the words of the Great Bard...