HTML Skeleton


This is meant as a copy-paste quickstart for creating a new static HTML project. It contains everything you need to build a page using vanilla web technologies, and includes all the best practices of the modern day for social media sharing.

Here's the same snippet, with inline comments offering additional information:


If you currently work or plan to work with React, you may wish to use self-closing tags (eg. <meta /> instead of <meta>). While not strictly necessary in HTML, they become necessary in JSX, and it is a useful habit to develop.

Last Updated:
May 8th, 2020