Notepad++ is a powerful and versatile text editor that supports a wide range of programming languages, including HTML. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the process of running HTML code in Notepad++.
Step 1: Install Notepad++
If you don’t have Notepad++ installed on your computer, you can download it from the official website notepad-plus-plus.org. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
Step 2: Create a New File
Open Notepad++ and create a new file by clicking
New or pressing
Step 3: Write Your HTML Code
Type or paste your HTML code in the new file. For the purpose of this tutorial, let’s use this simple HTML code as an example:
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>My First HTML Page</title> </head> <body> <h1>Hello, World!</h1> </body> </html>
Step 4: Save Your HTML File
Save the file by clicking
Save As or pressing
Ctrl+Shift+S. Choose a location to save your file, and give it a name ending with the
.html extension, such as
Step 5: Run Your HTML File in a Web Browser
Notepad++ does not have a built-in web browser to run HTML files, so you will need to use an external browser like Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. To run the HTML file you saved, follow these steps:
- Go to the folder where you saved your HTML file.
- Right-click on the file and choose
- Select your preferred web browser from the list of programs.
Your web browser should now open and display the HTML file you created. In our example, you should see a web page with the heading “Hello, World!”.
There you have it! You’ve just learned how to run HTML code in Notepad++. Although Notepad++ does not have a built-in feature for running HTML code directly, it’s still a powerful and convenient tool for writing and editing HTML files. Keep practicing to improve your web development skills!