A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF HTML
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 on 8:27 AM
- HTML is the set of markup symbols or codes inserted in a file intended for display on a World Wide Web Browser page. It tells the Web browser how to display a Web page's words and images for the user.
- Each individual markup code is referred to as an element and some element come in pairs that indicate when some display effect is to begin and when it is to end.
- HTML is a formal Recommendation by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is generally adhered to by the major browsers, Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Netscape's Navigator, which also provide some additional non-standard codes.
How html is used;
HTML is a script language. The basic formatting controls are included between the brackets < and >. Hence they cannot be used in the text except for this purpose. Two other HTML control characters you cannot use are & and "
3 basic level of HTML :
- document structure which divided into major sections
- division within each of the major section
- exist primarily within each of the major section. Eg : lists and tables