Introduction to HTML

Introduction – What is HTML

HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language is a widely used markup language primarily used to create web pages and web applications. HTML was created by Tim Berners Lee in the mid of 1993. The initial release of HTML was HTML 2.0. After implementing many modern features now the latest version of HTML is HTML 5.0.

Actually, HTML is the building block of a web page. It helps to construct the raw web page or format web pages. Most basic element of HTML is HTML tag. Tags are keywords of HTML used within 2 closed angle bracket. ex: <img>. HTML is the primary construction of the World Wide Web. Every website and web application running on a modern web browser uses HTML as a must use technology.

Why You Should Learn HTML

If you want to be a web developer/web designer/web engineer then learning HTML is the beginning point of your journey. Only having the basic skill of HTML can drive you to be an advanced web developer and web engineer.

There are other technologies exist used in web development and design, they can be CSS – for designing the page, Javascript – to interactive the page, PHP – to function the page, MySQL – making a database, etc. But before figure out them, First of all, you have to learn how to implement HTML for creating web pages.

Uses of HTML

HTML primarily created for interacting with world wide web to visually represent the data and information with the multimedia format. The main and only uses of HTML is to create, construct and format the web page in a modern web browser. All the modern web browsers are built in HTML supported that’s why HTML uses the browsers local server stored on the user’s computer to process the HTML tag and finally the web browsers format the page and display back to the user window within the web browser.

About this Tutorial Series

This tutorial was designed for the absolute beginners and self-learners who want to be web developer/web designer/web engineers. This tutorial cover all the basic and advanced topic of HTML including implementation process.

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