Web Designing

Introduction

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language, and it is the most widely used language to write Web Pages. As its name suggests, HTML is a markup language.

Hypertext : refers to the way in which Web pages (HTML documents) are linked together. When you click a link in a Web page, you are using hypertext.

Markup Language : describes how HTML works. With a markup language, you simply "mark up" a text document with tags that tell a Web browser how to structure it to display.
Originally, HTML was developed with the intent of defining the structure of documents like headings, paragraphs, lists, and so forth to facilitate the sharing of scientific information between researchers. All you need to do to use HTML is to learn what type of markup to use to get the results you want.

  • HTML describes the structure of Web pages using markup
  • HTML elements are the building blocks of HTML pages
  • HTML elements are represented by tags
  • HTML tags label pieces of content such as "heading", "paragraph", "table", and so on


HTML Document Structure

  • html - The main container for HTML pages
  • head - The container for page header information
  • title- The title of the page
  • body - The main body of the page

HTML Versions

Version Year
HTML 1991
HTML 2.0 1995
HTML 3.2 1997
HTML 4.01 1999
XHTML 2000
HTML5 2014

HTML Editors

Web pages can be created and modified by using professional HTML editors. for learning HTML we recommend a simple text editor like Notepad (PC). We believe using A simple text editor is a good way to learn HTML. (we can use wordpad or MS Office)

Follow the Three steps below to create your first web page with Notepad or TextEdit.

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Video Tutorials

Excercises

Excercise 1:

Create your first HTML Page with paragraph tag