Web Design & Development

Introduction to HTML


What is HTML?

  • HTML is an initialism for “HyperText Markup Language”.
  • It was created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1993.
  • It is the language of the web.
  • 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 Structure

HTML is organized into a family tree structure. HTML elements can have parents, grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren, etc.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>Here Write the Page Title</title>

<h1>Write Heading</h1>
<p>Write paragraph.</p>


Features of HTML

  • It is platform-independent.
  • It is a markup language.
  • It is interpreted language
  • It can be integrated with other languages like CSS, JavaScript etc.
  • Images, videos, and audio can be added to a web page.
  • Hypertext can be added to the text.

Cheat Sheet of HTML for Biggners

Learn Basics of HTML