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Do i learn html or html5 to become professional website designer?

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A good way to start is to read the code of the html pages on the web.
1 - save a page from any website on your drive
2 - using firefox or IE, read the source (code written in plain English) by clicking CTL+U in firefox or right-click on the webpage and select view page source. Using Linux it is even more simple as you can open any page.html with a text editor and read the code. I suppose you might be able to do that in Windows as well.
3 - once you have the text of an html code in front of you, just read it to understand how a page is made with all the Tags, like this one you have here in front of you, starting at the top of the page with:
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
next line:
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en" xlmns:og="http://ogp.me/ns#" xlmns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml" class="">
<head>
then
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<meta http-equiv="X-Ua-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1" />
<meta name="description" content="I am a beginner and dont know about any version of html and i want to get certified for the 70-480 microsoft exam guide me what should i learn first h" />
<meta name="keywords" content="TechRepublic, talkback, user comments, forum, discussions" />
<meta name="language" content="en" />
That speaks for itself.
then
<title>Q&A: Do i learn html or html5 to become professional website designer? | TechRepublic</title> Here you can change the title,
</head> which is the end of the Head section of your page.
once you have changed the title, you save that page under a new name, mypage1.html for example, and when you open it in your browser, you'll see the change of the title.
You can play around with all the Tags, but ignore the <script>... </script> as they are tags for javascript... just remove them all.
Also, you should look for the files with .css extension, and look into the folder of your saved page, if you saved this page on your drive under the name "mytechquery.html" it will have a folder "mytechquery_files" and in that folder you'll find many files amongst them: the .css files which are text files, open them and read them, you'll understand. Then play around with them by tweaking a few things and look a the changes on your .html page, and all will become clear.
Then you can learn about css on same site: http://www.w3schools.com
It is a very simple way to understand, a bit like dismantling a bike and putting it back together, you can learn very quickly by doing it right away.... practicing is the best way.
Then you have a lot of books on the web, to get all the explanations you need about the Tags and the .css files.
Good work, html is very simple.