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What is HTML?

HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language

⟼markup means a set of markup tags

Hyper Text: Hyper Text simply means "Text within Text". A text has a link within it, is a hypertext. Every time when you click on a word which brings you to a new webpage, you have clicked on a hypertext.

Markup language: A markup language is a programming language that is used make text more interactive and dynamic. It can turn a text into images, tables, links etc.


HTML developed by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990,

HTML is a computer language devised to allow website creation. These websites can then be viewed by anyone else connected to the Internet. It is relatively easy to learn, with the basics being accessible to most people in one sitting.

Syntax Follow


  • <!DOCTYPE html>:- Defines declaration this document is an HTML5 document.
  • <html>:- Component is the root Component of a HTML page
  • <head>:- Component contains meta data about the HTML page
  • <title>:- Component determines a title for the HTML page (which is appeared in the program's title bar or in the page's tab)
  • <body>:- Component characterizes the record's body, and is a holder for all the noticeable substance, for example, headings, passages, pictures, hyperlinks, tables, records, and so on

Benefits of HTML

  1. Faster Loading:-
  2. Browser Compatibility:-
  3. Browser Compatibility:-
  4. Website Accessibility :-

HTML Versions .

Version Year
HTML 1991
HTML 2.0 1995
HTML 3.2 1997
HTML 4.01 1999
XHTML 2000
HTML5 2012
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