A comment in HTML is text that is marked as documentation. Comments are for developers only and are not visible to the user.
A comment in HTML.
<!-- A note that documents the code -->
Comments are added with this syntax:
<!-- . . .
--> is hidden from the user.
<!-- Insert a comment here -->
Note: Comments explain the functionality of the code.
This makes it easier to support and maintain the code at a later stage or by another developer.
The comment is not visible, whereas the paragraph is.
This paragraph is visible.
<!-- This comment is not visible. --> <p>This paragraph is visible.</p>
Tip: Although HTML comments are not visible on the page, they do appear in the page source.
Therefore, don't include confidential information in your comments.
Tip: You can also comment large blocks of code, which is referred to as: commenting out the code. Developers commonly use this technique during early page development.
The comment tag is part of a group of tags
that create coding (programming) related features on web pages.
This group is referred to as the Code tag group.
Together, these tags allow you to create code-friendly pages.
A list of code tags.
|<pre>||Displays pre-formatted text in fixed-width font -- usually computer code|
|<code>||An element that is used to display computer code|
|<samp>||Displays sample output from a coumputer code|
|<output>||Displays output results of a calculation|
|<var>||Defines its content as a variable|
|<!--...-->||Marks text as comments in the source code. Not visible to users|