What is HTML ?

HTML is the language in which most websites are written. HTML is used to create a web pages and make them functional.

  • HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
  • HTML consists of a series of elements
  • HTML is a Language, as it has code-words and syntax like any other language.
  • HTML consists of a series of short codes typed into a text-file by the site author — these are the tags. The text is then saved as a html file, and viewed through a browser,

The History of HTML

HTML was first created by Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Cailliau,  and others starting in 1989. It stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. A Markup Language is a way that computers speak to each other to control how text is processed and presented. To do this HTML uses two things: tags and attributes.

How to Print Hello! Word In  HTML

Just  to give you a little excitement about HTML, I'm going to give you a small conventional HTML Hello World program. Follow this step 

  1. Open your computer and open any one text editor  !!
  2. Now let’s start Coding in HTML
  3. Now we are saving our file index.html on the desktop !!
  4. Now our index.html  is ready to run in our  browser !!
  5. Double tap your index.html file !!

— The output of the above example will look something like this:-


HTML Documents

All HTML documents must start coding with a document type declaration: <!DOCTYPE html>.

The HTML document It self begins with <html> and ends with </html>.

The visible part of the HTML document is between <body>start  tag and </body> end  tag.

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