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HTML Headings

HTML headings are titles or subtitles that you want to display on a webpage.

HTML headings are defined with the <h1> to <h6> tags.

<h1> defines the most important heading. <h6> defines the least important heading.


<h1>Heading 1</h1>
<h2>Heading 2</h2>
<h3>Heading 3</h3>
<h4>Heading 4</h4>
<h5>Heading 5</h5>
<h6>Heading 6</h6>



Browsers automatically add some white space (a margin) before and after a heading.

Headings Are Important

Search engines use the headings to index the structure and content of your web pages.

Users often skim a page by its headings. It is important to use headings to show the document structure.

<h1> headings should be used for main headings, followed by <h2> headings, then the less important <h3>, and so on.


Use HTML headings for headings only. Don't use headings to make text BIG or bold.

Bigger Headings

Each HTML heading has a default size. However, you can specify the size for any heading with the style attribute, using the CSS font-size property:


<h1 style="font-size:60px;">Heading 1</h1>

An other example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<title>Heading elements</title>
<h1>This is main heading of page. </h1>
<p>h1 is the most important heading, which is used to display the keyword of page </p>
<h2>This is first sub-heading</h2>
<p>h2 describes the first sub heading of page. </p>
<h3>This is Second sub-heading</h3>
<p>h3 describes the second sub heading of page.</p>
<p>We can use h1 to h6 tag to use the different sub-heading with their paragraphs if required.