What is HTML?

HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. HTML is the standard markup language for creating Web pages. Hypertext means text which contains links to other texts. Markup language is a computer language used to define structure and clarifying the contents of a document.HTML describes the structure of a Web page. HTML consists of a series of elements. HTML elements tell the browser how to display the content.


  • HTML documents are described by HTML tags.
  • Each HTML tag describes different document content.
  • HTML tags are keywords (tag names) surrounded by angle brackets.
  • HTML tags normally come in pairs like
    Eg: <p> and </p>
Basic HTML Page
    <h1>Welcome to HTML Tutorial</h1>
    <p>Sample Text</p>
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Welcome to HTML Tutorial

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