HTML Tutorial: As we have discussed earlier, HTML is a language which is used to create the
structure of webpages. It is a language in which most websites are structured. There are at least
1.2 billion websites online today and all of these websites use HTML in one way or the other. So, we will provide you html tutorial, by the help of which, you will be able to develop HTML websites.
HTML (HTML full form: Hyper Text Markup Language) is a markup language i.e., it is a way for the computers to communicate with each other, to
control how text is processed and presented. A website will be opened on various systems with different browsers and the markup language ensures that the website looks the same in all the systems by the help of its various tags. HTML is also the basic language to learn Web Designing. Before starting the HTML tutorial, you should know the meaning of some basic terms used in HTML-
Markup language: A Markup language is the one that uses tags to define elements within a document. It contain standard words which are human readable like forms, tables, link, title and so on. Every tag in a markup language has a special meaning of its own and performs a particular operation.
HTML was developed by Sir
Tim Berners-Lee in late 1989 and he is considered as Father of HTML.
In 1996, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) became the authority to maintain the HTML specifications.
HTML became an international standard (ISO) in 2000.
Well, there are so many features of HTML, but in this HTML Tutorial we'll discuss the most important ones.
structureof a web page.
Originally, HTML was developed to define the structure of webpages. It had some basic tags just for structural changes like HTML heading, paragraph, list but, by continuous research, hardwork of the developers and with advancement in technology we get upgrades for HTML which further enhances it's capabilities. The latest is HTML5 and now it has a lot of rich features which are widely used to format web pages.
This is a Paragraph
<!DOCTYPE>: It defines the document type of HTML version.
<html>: It is the root element that describes the web document. It is a paired tag, i.e., it has a closing tag also,
</html>. Everything will be written inside these tags.
<head>: It contains informations about the document like its title, author information, description of the website, etc. It has different tags to perform these functions. It is also a paired tag.
<title>: It is used inside
<head>and it specifies the title of the document.
<body>: It contains all the information which will be displayed in the webpage. If you want anything to be displayed on the webpage you have to write it within this tag.
<h1>: This element is used to define headings.
You can try our online HTML editor and can do changes accordingly.