Introduction of HTML

Introduction of HTML

HTML Stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. Which is used for creating web pages and web applications.

HTML Invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990. and Also known as father of HTML.

HTML is a scripting language. It defines a structure and layout of a document.

Features of HTML

Independent Platform

It is not case sensitive

We can control fonts, sizes, colors, position using CSS

History of HTML

Tim Berners-Lee invented WWW in 1989

The first version of HTML invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991

HTML 2.0 which was published in 1995

HTML 4.1 which was published in 1999

and it was a primary version of HTML history

XHTML 1.0 Released in 2000 by W3C

HTML 5 Version was published in 2014 by W3C

HTML 5.1 is the latest version of HTML.

HTML 5.1 2nd Edition is the latest version of HTML.

It was released on 1st November 2016.

HTML 5.2 Released in 2017 by W3C

Follow the below table for History of HTML

HTML Overview



<!DOCTYPE> represents the document type, It tells the browser to display the data.

Basic HTML Tags

<html> <head><title><body>

Structure Formation

HTML Document Tags

Open tag <html>