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The <!DOCTYPE> tag is used to specify the document type declaration.

HTML <!doctype> Tag

It is an information for the browser.

Browser loads correct documents.

<!DOCTYPE> must be placed at the top of the HTML page.

<!DOCTYPE html> is used to specify for HTML5 document.

<!DOCTYPE html>

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<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML Doctype Example</title>
    <h2>HTML Doctype Example</h2>
    <p>HTML5 doctype declaration is very simple. It must be placed at the very beginning of the HTML page</p>
    <p>The body content goes inside the body tag.</p>
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