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HTML(Hyper Text Markup Language)


HTML was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in late 1991 but was not released officially, which was published in 1995 as HTML 2.0. HTML 4.01 was published in late 1999 and was a major version of HTML.

HTML versions timeline:

  • HTML 2
  • HTML 3
  • HTML 4
  • HTML 5

HTML draft version timeline:


Here we will discuss about HTML 5.


HTML is a markup language, which is used to design webpages.HTML stands for HYPER TEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE. It’s not a Programing Language. If you want to create a Website or webApplication you should have the knowledge of HTML. As it’s a Markup Language so its uses tags to define the contents of the Website pages.



Some points to Design a Webpage:

  • Whenever you open a tag (“< >”), you should close it after your content with (“</ >”)
  • There is Pre-Define structure for HTML, which everyone has to follow:

  • File should we save with *.html format.

Let’s design a simple Webpage:



In Next Article we will discuss about HTML Tags.


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