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Last updated 2017-08-11

HTML

Learn HTML - the most basic building block of the Web

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the most basic building block of the Web. It describes and defines the content of a webpage. Other technologies besides HTML are generally used to describe a webpage's appearance/presentation (CSS) or functionality (JavaScript).

"HyperText" refers to links that connect webpages to one another, either within a single website or between websites. Links are a fundamental aspect of the Web. By uploading content to the Internet and linking it to pages created by other people, you become an active participant in the World Wide Web.

HTML uses "markup" to annotate text, images, and other content for display in a Web browser. HTML markup includes special "elements" such as 


 

, , , and many others.

 

The articles below will help you learn more about HTML.

HTML Introduction

If you're new to Web development, be sure to read our HTML Basics article to learn what HTML is and how to use it.

HTML Tutorials

For articles about how to use HTML, as well as tutorials and complete examples, check out our HTML Learning Area.

HTML Reference

In our extensive HTML reference section, you'll find the details about every element and attribute in HTML.

Learn more on https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML