Reading TABS is much easier than sightreading. Basically, rather than teaching yourself how to read little black dots, you’re simply assigning the numeric value of the frets to the notes you read on the music. Since we’re all familiar with numbers, this system is a fast andd easy way to learn songs and pass them around.
But since you asked. Here it is:
If you want to look further into this then simply Check out this book on ‘How to Read Tabs on Guitar’:
The only concern is that its not a universal language – so don’t think about giving this to a violin player. Also, in 5 years, you probably won’t remember then rhythmic value of the notes – this is why sightreading is important.