A set of codes inserted into a file or document that is intended to display through a Web browser. HTML tells the browser how to display a document’s words and images as a Web page. Each markup symbol is referred to as an element or a tag. 1
A language that uses tags to structure text into headings, paragraphs, lists and links. It tells a Web browser how to display text and images. 23
The underlying program structure of text on the World Wide Web. 4
Developed by CERN of Geneva, Switzerland. The document standard of choice of Internet. (HTML+ adds support for multi-media.) Use in internet application. 5
The tag-based ASCII language used to create pages on the Web. 6
The standard code used to tell a browser how a web page should be displayed.
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