Definition

HTML comment

You can include a comment in an HTML document. A comment will not be displayed and will help you remember why you coded something a particular way. A comment might look like this:

 <!--The following table gives us precise control of figure placement.--> 

Hint: Be sure to include two hyphens after the exclamation point and two hyphens before the greater-than sign. Not all browsers are picky about this, but some may be.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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