What is HTML?
HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. HTML is a markup language made up of markup tags. These markup tags describe the contents of the document. They are the commands that tell the browser how to structure the webpage.
HTML is a standard/specification defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). There are several versions of the HTML specification. The most current is version 5, known simply as HTML5.
An HTML document can also be called a webpage. These terms are interchangeable. HTML documents contain HTML tags and plain text. How the plain text is rendered is based on the HTML tags that enclose it. For example, an HTML
<h1> HTML tag encloses a heading / title.