HTML : Let’s Learn A Static Webpage Language
What is HTML exactly?
HTML is a static webpage markup language and it is not a programming language. The full form of html is hypertext markup language. It is used in web development and custom web development also. Tags are the building blocks of HTML. It’s tags are written in between <tag>. HTML is used to create websites and static web pages. In this article we will understand it and also create some static webpages.
History of HTML
HTML was invented by Tim Berners Lee in 1991 and was known as “HTML Tags???. He gave 18 simple tags of html. All these tags where influenced by Standard Generalized Markup Language(SGML) except for hyperlink tag.
What You Can Do In HTML?
You can create a simple for form in which you can add button, label, textbox(or a multiline textbox) and many more. You can also embed audio and video file from now in html5. Although you can enhance the look and feel of an HTML page with using css which we will understand in next article. So what we are waiting for let start learning it.
We can use different editors but in this example we will use notepad for learning purpose. First of a notepad and type the following code in it:
Then after save it as .html file. Now open it with any web browser. You will find following output:
Now Let’s Understand This Example
All tag from h1 to h6 are heading tags. The text written in these tags will be bold automatically will have some pre-defined size. And also not that these tag will contain automatically line break as well. The heading tag with highest size is h1 and with lowest is h6. No more than these heading tags are available.
P and Strong tag
<p> tag is specially used to write paragraph. This tag will take automatic line breaks. Another tag is <strong>. This tag will make any text to bold. Mark that the text written in <strong> tag is bold automatically.
In this article we understood some basics of HTML. I recommend you to go to w3schools website and learn more. For that click here.