Pressing enter in html


#1

why can't we write codes in html without pressing enter i.e. why we need to press enter and can't write codes continuously


#2

Code readability, seriously, if you write everything on one line, no one wants to work with your code. Here is a compressed css file (link), good luck finding something, finding where it belongs too.

No offense, but code readability is really important :slightly_smiling:


#3

thanks for your reply. I got that readability is necessary in coding but i just wanted to know that does it work as valid instruction if we put them in the same line or by mistake write some lines without pressing enter.


#4

Oh yes, all the enters are just for readability, the computer ignores it (and all the additional spaces + tabs), so if you forgot a enter somewhere it is fine. You can put a whole lot of code on one line.


#5

thanks a lot. it was of great help as i started any language for the first time.