HTML Introduction


  • Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
  • Hypertext - Electronic text with hyperlinked references
  • Markup – Like a print editor that marks the page with formatting notes (e.g., bold, italic, underline etc..,).
  • Language – A set of instructions that can be translated into a machine

The language used to define web pages.

The server sends the data as an HTML to the client browser.

The browser reads HTML and renders the page.

May require downloading data from the server(e.g., images)

Right-click on a webpage and select “View Page Source” to see the HTML