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HTML 4.01 Documents

This markup sample shows the minimal structure of an HTML 4.01 document.

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"   "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Document Title</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    Content of document ...
  </body>
</html>

The first line is the DOCTYPE Declaration that indicates this document uses the Strict HTML 4.01 DTD. For a complete list of declarations, see the DOCTYPE Declarations page.