Introduction to HTML

Introduction to HTML

Mishel Shaji
Mishel Shaji

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. It is used to develop web pages and web applications. HTML describes the structure of the web page. A web browser receives the HTML document along with CSS, JavaScript, Images, Audio files etc. and presents as a web page.

What is HTML 5?

HTML 5 is the currant major version of HTML. It was first published in 2008. In HTML 5, many new elements were added. Some of them are <header>, <figure>, <canvas>, <audio>, <footer>.

Things to remember

  • An HTML document should start with <html> tag and end with </html> tag.
  • An HTML file should be saved with .html or .htm extension.
  • Every tag should be closed properly.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML Page</title>