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What is <!DOCTYPE> tag ?

HTML <!DOCTYPE> tag is used to inform the browser about the version of HTML used in the document. It is called the Document Type Declaration (DTD).

Although it is not a tag/element, whereas it is just an instruction to the browser about the document type.

Syntax

<!DOCTYPE html>

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
 <html>  
  <head>  
   <title>This is the title</title>  
  </head>  
 <body>  
   This is the content of the document.  
 </body>  
 </html>  
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