Design Your Imagination by Webguru India - HTML preview

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Hyper Text Markup Language, conveniently known as the HTML is the backbone of any web page. Initially HTML was used for sharing of online documentation. This language also did not support image tag and therefore could not display graphics on web pages. But this is almost unthinkable in the present era of World Wide Web. HTML is a very basic computer language and it is easy to learn. The features of this computer language are not very varied and are simple to grasp.

Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is used for creating web pages. It is one of the predominant markup languages used for web pages. This computer language is written in the form of tags and the text is kept within angled brackets. The first step of using HTML is formatting texts.

Using tables, line breaks, by paragraphs etc, does formatting on a web page. There are more complex and challenging features of HTML that helps to determine the structure of a web site. Some of the complex features of HTML are anchor tags, layering, framing etc. Incorporating the different features of HTML for developing the web pages will ensure more professional outlook to the web site.

The markup language is a compilation of instructions that are to be provided with content of a web page. This set of instructions denotes how a web page will look like or should operate on a browser. Markup is unique string of characters that are assembled with ordinary texts. HTML can be easily edited once it is created, as the computer language is text based. A more updated version of HTML is nowadays used by a developer, which is known as XHTML.

The primary components of Hyper Text Markup Language are as follows:

  • Attributes> Offers added information about instance of an element
  •  Elements> Helps in identifying the various parts of HTML page
  •  Entities> Denotes the non – ASCII text characters

HTML is on one hand a beginning of a professional skill while on the other it indicates a creative way of structuring the web pages. It is quite worthy to learn the computer language, as it is very easy. A few weeks devoted to learning HTML is enough for a beginner who can further improve in designing web sites by practice and further adoption of skill.