HTML is the language of the Internet Revolution. HTML is the language for describing the structure of Web pages and gives web designers the means to:
- Publish online documents with headings, text, tables, lists, photos, etc.
- Retrieve online information via hypertext links, at the click of a button.
- Design forms for conducting transactions with remote services, for use in searching for information, making reservations, ordering products, etc.
- Include spread-sheets, video clips, sound clips, and other applications directly in their documents.
HTML, which stands for Hyper Text Markup Language, is the predominant markup language for web pages. It provides a means to create structured documents by denoting structural semantics for text such as headings, paragraphs, lists etc as well as for links, quotes, and other items.
With HTML, authors describe the structure of pages using “markup.” The “elements” of the language label pieces of content such as “paragraphs,” “lists,” “tables,” and so on.