Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

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What is HTML?

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications [e.g. dynamic web pages]. With Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript, [HTML] forms a triad of cornerstone technologies for the World Wide Web. Web browsers receive HTML documents from a web server or from local storage and render them into multimedia web pages. HTML describes the structure of a web page [and may provide formatting information] for the appearance of the document.

HTML elements are the building blocks of HTML pages. With HTML constructs, images and other objects, such as interactive forms, may be embedded into the rendered page. [HTML] provides a means to create structured documents by denoting [the beginning and end of text interpreted] as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and other items. HTML elements are delineated by tags, written using angle brackets. Tags such as <img /> and <input /> introduce content into the page directly. Others such as <p>...</p> surround and provide information about document text and may include other tags as sub-elements. Browsers do not display the HTML tags, but use them to interpret the content of the page.

HTML can embed programs written in a scripting language such as JavaScript which affect the behavior and content of web pages. Inclusion of CSS defines the look and layout of content. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), maintainer of both the HTML and the CSS standards, has encouraged the use of CSS over explicit presentational HTML [tags and attributes] since 1997.

(based on HTML, 2018-02-04)


What is HTML?

HTML is the Web's core language for creating content for everyone to use anywhere.

[...]

W3C HTML (2018-02-06)

With HTML you can create your own Web site.
This tutorial teaches you everything about HTML.
HTML is easy to learn - You will enjoy it.

[...]

HTML Tutorial – W3Schools (2018-02-06)

This tutorial has been planned to introduce the basics of HTML code, to users that have never written a web site manually. Writing HTML documents is pretty much writing tags, attributes and content.

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HTML tags and attributes (2018-03-07)

html (HyperText Markup Language) is the language that defines the content of the web. A web browser will read an html file and render the content [...]. If a webpage were a living being, html would essentially be the bones. It gives the webpage structure.

Five Technologies Every Frontend Engineer Should Know | Chase Adams (2018-03-06)

HTML is a markup language. It tells the web browser how to structure and display content. Every HTML file is just a text document. If you open it in a text editor you see words and markup, but if you open it in your browser you see formatted text with no markup symbols.

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Intro to HTML and CSS · GitHub (2018-02-08)

HTML is the standard markup language for creating Web pages.

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Introduction to HTML – W3Schools (2018-02-06)

To build websites, you should know about HTML – the fundamental technology used to define the structure of a webpage. HTML is used to specify whether your web content should be recognized as a paragraph, list, heading, link, image, multimedia player, form, or one of many other available elements or even a new element that you define.

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HTML – Learn web development | MDN (2018-02-06)

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a descriptive language that specifies webpage structure.

At its heart, HTML is a fairly simple language made up of elements, which can be applied to pieces of text to give them different meaning in a document (is it a paragraph? is it a bulleted list? is it part of a table?), structure a document into logical sections (does it have a header? three columns of content? a navigation menu?) and embed content such as images and videos into a page. [...]

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Introduction to HTML – Learn web development | MDN (2018-02-06)

HTML (the Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are two of the core technologies for building Web pages. HTML provides the structure of the page, CSS the (visual and aural [óröl / áuröl]) layout, for a variety of devices. Along with graphics and scripting, HTML and CSS are the basis of building Web pages and Web Applications. [...]

HTML is the language for describing the structure of Web pages. HTML gives authors the means to:

With HTML, authors describe the structure of pages using markup. The elements of the language label pieces of content such as "paragraph," "list," "table," and so on.

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HTML & CSS – W3C (2018-02-06)

HTML uses a pre-defined set of elements to different types of content. Elements are enclosed by opening and closing tags (with a few exceptions). Tags are short pieces of text indicating the type of content enclosed, surrounded by angle brackets (<>). The closing tag looks just like the opening tag except it has a forward slash (/) after the first angle bracket.

For example, the line below contains a block of text surrounded by paragraph (p) tags, meant to tell the browser that the line should be interpreted as a paragraph.

<p>This is a paragraph.</p>

Elements can also contain other elements within them. The tag <em> indicates that the content enclosed within should be italicized [i taeliszájzd] [i.e. the content should be displayed by a sequence of italic characters].

<p>This is a paragraph with <em>italicized text</em> in it.</p>

When rendered (opened) in the browser, the line above will look like this:

This is a paragraph with italicized text in it.

[...]

Intro to HTML and CSS · GitHub (2018-02-08)


Vocabulary

hypertext [hájpötekszt] = a nonlinear text where (1) the text is divided into different parts, units or segments called nodes, (2) the different nodes are interconnected by (hypertext) links and (3) there is a mechanism or technology (e.g. a browser software) which provides a means for the user to access the nodes via the links, and to read their content. [... hipertext alapú ...]

The best and most well-known example of hypertext is the World Wide Web nowadays.

Hypertext is text displayed on a computer display or other electronic devices with references (hyperlinks) to other text that the reader can immediately access [...] Hypertext documents are interconnected by hyperlinks, which are typically activated by a mouse click [...] Hypertext is one of the key underlying concepts of the World Wide Web, where Web pages are often written in the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). As implemented on the Web, hypertext enables the easy-to-use publication of information over the Internet.
(Hypertext, 2018-02-09)

The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet. English scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser computer program in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland. The Web browser was released outside CERN in 1991 [...]
(World Wide Web, 2018-02-14)

standard [sztaendöd] = a well-defined set of rules, requirements and specifications accepted by market leading companies or standards organizations; developers and producers must comply with the standards in order that their related products should be compatible with each other [... szabványos jelölő nyelv ...]

In computer network engineering, an Internet Standard is a normative specification of a technology or methodology applicable to the Internet. Internet Standards are created and published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
(Internet Standard, 2018-02-08)

Web standards are the formal, non-proprietary standards and other technical specifications that define and describe aspects of the World Wide Web. In recent years, the term has been more frequently associated with the trend of endorsing a set of standardized best practices for building web sites, and a philosophy of web design and development that includes those methods. [...] Web standards are not fixed sets of rules, but are a constantly evolving set of finalized technical specifications of web technologies. [...] It is crucial to distinguish those specifications that are under development from the ones that already reached the final development status (in case of W3C specifications, the highest maturity level).
(Web standards, 2018-02-08)

markup [márkap] language = A language which contains special codes (called markup tags) embedded into the (verbal) text that should be presented. The main function of markup tags is to provide (con)textual, structural and formatting information for the presentation software (i.e. a browser). [... szabványos jelölő nyelv ...]

A markup language is a system for annotating a document in a way that is syntactically distinguishable [di sztingwiSöbl] from the text.
(Markup language, 2018-02-04)

Hyper Text Markup Language or HTML, is the standard language on Web, used to build a website or web application. HTML is a markup language, as it contains markup tags or tags. HTML is used to write content or [to describe the] structure of web pages. [...] Browsers understand html tags and render content. HTML is Browser Interpreted language [...]
(HTML Tutorial, 2018-02-14)

As a markup language, HTML identifies different types of content, like headings, paragraphs, and lists. The formatting of that content is described by code called a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS). The content and its formatting instructions are brought together and rendered by the web browser.
(HTML to InDesign - CreativePro.com (2018-03-10)

Three examples of the typical use of markup tags to represent HTML elements:

1. HTML block (or block-level) element
(a line break is presented before and after the element)

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start tag <p>
content This is a text.
end tag </p>
 

The above example will be presented something like this:

This is a text.

Notes for the block level element <p>:
(1) The end tag (</p>) is not necessary for paragraphs in HTML, so it can be omitted.
(2) As opposed to paragraphs, most block level elements (such as <h1>, <div> etc.) do need end tags.


2. HTML inline (or character-level) element
(a line break is not presented before and after the element)

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<p>
This is an
start tag <b>
content important
end tag </b>
text.
</p>

The above example will be presented something like this:

This is an important text.

Notes for the inline element <b>:
(1) The end tag (</b>) is always necessary for marking the end of the sequence of bold characters.
(2) To write both a start tag and an end tag is obligatory for each inline element in HTML.


3. HTML empty element
(empty elements can be either inline or block-level HTML elements)

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<p>
This is an image:
start of empty tag <img
attributes  src="smileyw.png"
 width="100"
 height="100"
end of empty tag />
</p>

The above example will be presented something like this (note that the name of the image file is "smileyw.png"):

This is an image:

Notes for the empty element <img>:
(1) the start of empty tag includes an open angle bracket and the tag name (i.e. img);
(2) the attributes (e.g. src, width, height etc.) should always be specified within the tag, and separated by space(s);
(3) the end of empty tag includes an optional slash and an obligatory close angle bracket.

a triad [trájöd] of cornerstone [kórnösztóun] technologies = three basic (essential, substantial etc.) technologies; (in this context) HTML, CSS and JavaScript [... három alapvető technológiáját adja ...]

web browser [bráuzö(r)] = a web browser is a software application for the World Wide Web which allows the users to access and view web pages [... a webes böngészőprogramok ...]

Web browsers receive HTML documents from a web server or from local storage and render them into multimedia web pages. ()
A web browser will read an HTML file and render the content into the browser. ()

If you open an HTML file in a text editor you see words and markup, but if you open it in your browser you see formatted text with no markup symbols. ()
Browsers do not display the HTML tags, but use them to interpret the content of the page. ()
Browsers understand HTML tags and render content. ()

A web browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. ()

A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing [trö vőszing] information resources on the World Wide Web. An information resource is identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI/URL) that may be a web page, image, video or other piece of content.
(Web browser, 2018-02-06)

In computing, a web application or web app is a client–server computer program in which the client [...] runs in a web browser. Common web applications include webmail, [...], wikis, instant messaging services and many other functions.
(Web application, 2018-02-21)

HTML document [dokjumönt], HTML page, markup page = a plain text document written in HTML language including verbal content, markup tags, embedded CSS formatting instructions and JavaScript code; a HTML document is a hierarchical structure of HTML elements surrounded (or enclosed) by markup tags and containing verbal, multimedia or interactive content [... a HTML dokumentumokat ...]

HTML was NEVER intended to contain tags for formatting a web page!
HTML was created to describe the content of a web page, like:
<h1>This is a heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>
[...]
CSS removed the style formatting from the HTML page!
(CSS Introduction, 2018-03-10)

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language [...]
CSS is designed primarily to enable the separation of presentation and content, including aspects such as the layout, colors, and fonts [...]
Separation of formatting and content makes it possible to present the same markup page in different styles for different rendering methods, such as on-screen, in print [...] It can also display the web page differently depending on the screen size or viewing device.
(Cascading Style Sheets - Wikipedia, 2018-03-11)

JavaScript was designed to add interactivity to the web pages, it's a simplified programming language and it's an interpreted language that means that the browser executes the JavaScript code without pre-compiling it.
JavaScript can dynamically insert text in HTML page, can react at events like click on a button or change the selected option in a[n] element, can read and modify the content of a[n] HTML element, can validate the user's input in forms and it can create cookies.
(How to modify the properties and content of a web page using JavaScript, 2018-03-10)

web server [szővö(r)] = a computer system with the necessary server software which can deliver web pages (as well as other files) on request to client computers on the World Wide Web [... egy webszerverről ...]

A web server is a computer system that processes requests via HTTP, the basic network protocol used to distribute information on the World Wide Web. [...]
The primary function of a web server is to store, process and deliver web pages to clients. The communication between client and server takes place using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). Pages delivered are most frequently HTML documents, which may include images, style sheets and scripts in addition to text content.
(Web server, 2018-02-15)

On the hardware side, a web server is a computer that stores web server software and a website's component files (e.g. HTML documents, images, CSS stylesheets, and JavaScript files). It is connected to the Internet and supports physical data interchange with other devices connected to the web.
(What is a web server? - Learn web development | MDN, 2018-02-15)

After you create a website, the next step is to publish it by uploading the files to a remote server. This is where you store your files for testing, production, collaboration, and publication (depending on your environment).
Before you can proceed, you must have access to a remote web server [...]
(How to make a website part 8, publish a website | Adobe Dreamweaver CC tutorials, 2018-02-15)

render [rendö(r)] sth1 (e.g. an HTML document, its content etc.) into sth2 (e.g. a web page) = cause sth1 to be sth2; convert or transform sth1 into sth2; (in this context) the browser presents (shows, displays etc.) an HTML document as a (multimedia) web page [... multimédia weblapokká alakítja át őket (a böngésző meghatározott formátumban jeleníti meg a HTML dokumentumok tartalmát) ...]

A browser renders the HTML content into web pages. A user (as an author), in turn, can write, create, make, build, produce, construct, or put up web pages.

web page [péjdzs] = an HTML document, i.e. a text document written in HTML language; a web page is usually displayed in a web browser; a web page contains verbal text and, most of the time, multimedia content (e.g. images, videos etc.) [... multimédia weblapokká alakítja át őket ...]

A web page could be static or dynamic:
– a static web page is created by a particular user, stored on a web server, and delivered by the web server "as is" (i.e. without any modification);
– a dynamic web page is generated in real-time by a computer program (e.g. PHP) which usually runs on a web server.

A web page (also written as webpage) is a [hypertext] document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and web browsers. A web browser displays a web page on a monitor or mobile device.
The web page usually means what is visible, but the term may also refer to a computer file, usually written in HTML or a comparable markup language. [...] Typical web pages provide hypertext that includes a navigation bar or a sidebar menu linking to other web pages via hyperlinks, often referred to as links.
(Web page - Wikipedia, 2018-02-21)

A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server. [...]
Websites can have many functions and can be used in various fashions; a website can be a personal website, a corporate website for a company, a government website, an organization website, etc. Websites are typically dedicated to a particular topic or purpose, ranging from entertainment and social networking to providing news and education.
(Website - Wikipedia, 2018-02-21)

A static web page [...] is a web page that is delivered to the user exactly as stored, in contrast to dynamic web pages which are generated by a web application.
Consequently, a static web page displays the same information for all users, from all contexts [...]
(Static web page - Wikipedia, 2018-02-21)

[A dynamic Web page is] A Web page that provides custom content for the user based on the results of a search or some other request. [...] the "dynamic" term is used when referring to interactive Web pages created for each user in contrast to the billions of static Web pages that do not change.
(dynamic Web page | Definition from PC Magazine Encyclopedia, 2018-02-21)

A web application is a collection of static and dynamic web pages. A static web page is one that does not change when a site visitor requests it: The web server sends the page to the requesting web browser without modifying it. In contrast, a dynamic web page is modified by the server before it is sent to the requesting browser. The changing nature of the page is why it's called dynamic.
(What are web applications and dynamic web pages, 2018-02-21)

The general distinction between a dynamic web page of any kind and a "web application" is unclear.
(Web application - Wikipedia, 2018-02-21)

HTML element [eliment] = a syntactic construction whose content is surrounded by markup tags (i.e. the embedded content of the element is marked by a pair of matching HTML tags); the content of an element can be empty (representing a line break, a horizontal line, an image etc.) or might contain (verbal) text and/or other HTML elements (called embedded or nested elements) [... a HTML elemek ...]

HTML elements are the building blocks of HTML pages. With HTML constructs, the specified content (text, images and other objects, such as interactive forms) may be embedded into the rendered page.
At its heart, HTML is a fairly simple language made up of elements, which can be applied to pieces of text to give them different meaning in a document, structure a document into logical sections, and embed content such as images and videos into a page.

HTML provides a means (i.e. tags) to create structured documents by denoting the beginning and end of HTML elements interpreted as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and other items.
HTML elements are delineated by tags, written using angle brackets.
Because HTML is a markup language, it consists of elements that are delineated by tags.
In HTML, text is marked up with [or represented by] elements delineated by tags.
The source file for a web page contains a series of units (i.e. elements), each of which is marked by tags.
HTML tags label pieces of content as a certain element (such as "heading", "paragraph", "table", and so on).
There are numerous tag types for specifying a document's elements.
HTML pages are text based documents that consist of markup tags used to make [or mark, delineate, etc.] elements that represent and describe the [content,] structure and semantics of a web page.

HTML elements consist of markup tags surrounding web page content. [...]
An opening tag may have attributes that provide additional information about an element.
There are numerous tag types for specifying a document's elements.
(Keith Lee: Programming for Everyone, 2018-02-15)

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a markup language that is used by the majority of websites and browsers to display web pages. HTML pages are text based documents that consist of markup tags used to make elements that represent and describe the structure and semantics of a web page.
(HTML5 and XHTML Markup Services, 2018-02-15)

Be aware that elements aren't tags. Elements are represented by tags in the code. Yet they are usually considered, erroneously [i róuniöszli], the same thing.
(HTML tags and attributes, 2018-03-07)

HTML construct [konsztrakt] = a grammatically correct syntactic structure or construction that represents an HTML element; syntactically, HTML elements are made up of HTML constructs (including markup tags and verbal content), and an HTML document is made up of (often embedded) HTML elements [... a HTML szerkezetek segítségével ...]

HTML (markup, XML etc.) constructs [konsztraktsz] vs. grammatical (syntactic etc.) constructions [kön sztraktSönz]

denote [di nóut] = mark, label, specify or represent [... jelölve a szövegek kezdetét és végét ...]

delineate [di líniéjt] = describe; (in this context) mark or represent [... a HTML elemeket tagok segítségével jelöljük (meg) ...]

Because HTML is a markup language, it consists of elements that are delineated by tags: HTML is stored in text files with an extension of .html or .htm. HTML is not compiled. It is interpreted and rendered by a browser. A browser always does its best to render a page, even if the code is wrong.
(Modernizing IBM i Applications from the Database up to the User Interface and Everything in Between, 2018-03-06)

In HTML, text is marked up with elements delineated by tags that are keywords contained in pairs of angled brackets. [...] The absence of a closing tag for elements that require them is considered as a syntax error and can grossly affect the formatting and look of a page.
(Gopalan, N. P. ; Adikesavan, T. A.: Web technology: A Developer's Perspective, 2018-03-06)

markup or HTML tag [taeg], markup symbol = the outer parts, edges or delimiters (i.e. the head and the tail) of a syntactic construction describing an HTML element; the opening and closing tags denote the beginning and end of the enclosed (verbal, multimedia or interactive) content that the marked HTML element represents [... a HTML elemeket tagok segítségével jelöljük (meg) ...]

HTML elements consist of markup tags surrounding web page content.
Tags surround and provide information about document text and may include other tags as sub-elements.
When a block of text is surrounded by paragraph (p) tags, it tells the browser that the embedded verbal content should be interpreted as a paragraph (and displayed as such).

Elements are enclosed by opening and closing tags (with a few exceptions).
All elements in the HTML source code are enclosed by tags.
The source file for a web page contains a series of units, each of which is marked by tags enclosed by <> symbols.
All tags are enclosed by greater-than/less-than signs.
Tags are short pieces of text indicating the type of content enclosed, surrounded by angle brackets.
The nice visual effects you see in your Internet browser are achieved by enclosing the content with HTML tags.
The tag <em> indicates that the content enclosed within should be italicized.

Formatted text, styled text, or rich text, as opposed to plain text, has styling information [...]: colours, styles (boldface, italic), sizes, and special features in HTML (such as hyperlinks).
[...]
[In markup languages] Formatting can be marked by tags distinguished [di sztingwiSt] from the body text by special characters, such as angle brackets in HTML.
(Formatted text - Wikipedia, 2018-03-07)

The use of languages like HTML allows the developer to use different tags like <br>, <p> to format the content of the page.
(7 Mistakes That You Should Avoid In Mobile Friendly Web Design - Modern web, 2018-03-10)

• HTML elements are represented by tags
• HTML tags label pieces of content such as "heading", "paragraph", "table", and so on
• Browsers do not display the HTML tags, but use them to render the content of the page
(Introduction to HTML – W3Schools, 2018-03-07)

The source file for a Web Page contains a series of units, each of which is marked by TAGS enclosed by <> symbols. These tags tell the browser how to set up the page.
[...]
All tags are enclosed in the greater-than/less-than signs. Many of them are paired in form: they occur at the start and end of an html unit, with the end tag preceded by a forward slash (e.g.,TITLE, PRE). Other html tags occur unpaired [...]
(HTML TAGS Explained, 2018-03-07)

The nice visual effects you see in your Internet browser are achieved by enclosing the content with HTML tags. Each tag is a simple statement which begins with the "less than" symbol < and ends with the "greater than" symbol >. [...]
Tags usually come in pairs, an opening tag placed at the point in your document where you want a certain visual effect to begin on your web page and a closing tag, placed where you want the visual effect to come to an end. The only difference between the opening and closing tags is that the closing tag includes a slash mark /.
(How to Make Your Web Page, 2018-03-10)

All elements in the HTML source code are enclosed by tags. [...]
Additionally, some tags may have [one or] more attributes [...]
(TAGs and HTML - iMacros, 2018-03-10)

(web page) content [kön taent] = verbal text, multimedia objects (images, graphics, videos etc.), interactive forms etc. that appear in the web browser when it displays a web page or, in some cases, other file types (e.g. plain text, digital images, pdf documents etc.) [... közvetlenül megadják azt a tartalmat, ami a weblapon megjelenik ...]

HTML is the Web's core language for creating content for everyone to use anywhere.
HTML is the language that defines the content of the web.
HTML was created to describe the content of a web page.
HTML is used to write content or to describe the structure of web pages.

A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content.
Web content is the textual, visual, or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites.
Web content is the reason why people come to the web pages you develop.
If the site does not offer usual, quality content, your visitors will leave the site.

Writing HTML documents is pretty much writing tags, attributes and content.
HTML documents may include images, style sheets and scripts in addition to text content.
Inclusion of CSS defines the look and layout of content.
HTML can embed programs written in a scripting language such as JavaScript which affect the behavior and content of web pages.
JavaScript can dynamically insert text in the HTML page, and it can read and modify the content [and the display format] of an HTML element.

As a markup language, HTML identifies different types of content, like headings, paragraphs, and lists.
HTML uses a pre-defined set of elements to [identify] different types of content.
HTML elements consist of markup tags surrounding web page content.
HTML tags label pieces of content as a certain element (such as "heading", "paragraph", "list", "table", and so on).
HTML is used to specify whether your web content should be recognized as a paragraph, list, heading, link, etc. or even a new element that you define.

Tags are short pieces of text indicating the type of content enclosed, surrounded by angle brackets.
HTML allows the developer to use different tags like <br>, <p> to format the content of the page.
The tag <em> indicates that the content enclosed within [is 'emphasized text' and] should be italicized.
Tags such as <img /> and <input /> introduce [multimedia or interactive] content into the page directly.

The nice visual effects you see in your Internet browser are achieved by enclosing the content with HTML tags.
Browsers do not display the HTML tags, but use them to interpret and render the content of the page.
A web browser will read an HTML file and render the content.
Browsers understand HTML tags and render content.
The content and its formatting instructions [described e.g. by CSS code] are brought together and rendered by the web browser.
HTML tells the browser all about the content and structure of the page.
HTML tells the web browser how to structure and display content.

Web content is the textual, visual, or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites. It may include - among other things - text, images, sounds, videos, and animations.
(Web content - Wikipedia, 2018-03-17)

There is a saying in the web design industry that "Content is King or Queen." Any web designer working in the industry has undoubtedly heard this phrase, along with the simple truth that web content is the reason why people come to the web pages you develop. [...]
What your customers are coming to your web page for is the content. If your designs, site architectures, and interactivity are all wonderfully executed, but if the site does not offer usual, quality content, your visitors will leave the site and look for another that does offer the content they are seeking.
(Jennifer Kyrnin: Understanding the Meaning of Web Content , 2018-03-17)

A web page is simply a text file. The text file contains text and markup code that specifies what should appear when viewed with a web browser. When you view the page with your web browser, the web browser renders the markup code (it displays as intended), instead of just outputting the code (browsers know to do this). Behind the scenes, the web page looks different to what you see in your browser. When you view the file with a text editor or HTML editor, you'll see the HTML tags (as written by the programmer).
(Web Page Content, 2018-03-17)

But how does the browser know how to display a page? That’s where HTML comes in. HTML tells the browser all about the content and structure of the page.
(1. Getting to Know HTML: The Language of the Web - Head First HTML and CSS, 2nd Edition [Book], 2018-03-17)

To create an HTML document, you use a text editor to enter information about the structure of the Web page, the content of the Web page, and how that content should be displayed.
(Gary B. Shelly, Denise M. Woods, William J. Dorin: HTML: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques, 2018-03-17)


Index of terms

hypertext, hypermedia ()
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) ()
HTML is the abbreviation (i.e. acronym) for Hypertext Markup Language.
HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. ()
With HTML, CSS and JavaScript, an experienced user can create individual web pages or an entire web site. ()
With HTML you can create your own Web site. () ()
HTML is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications. ()
HTML is the Web's core language for creating content for everyone to use anywhere. ()
HTML is the language that defines the content of the web. ()
HTML is used to build a website or web application. ()
HTML and CSS are two of the core technologies for building Web pages. ()
[Along with graphics and scripting,] HTML and CSS are the basis of building Web pages and Web Applications. ()
HTML, CSS and JavaScript form a triad of cornerstone technologies for the World Wide Web. ()
HTML can embed programs written in a scripting language such as JavaScript which affect the behavior and content of web pages. ()
With HTML (along with the support of CSS), we can write an HTML document. A web browser, in turn, renders it into a web page and displays its content.
HTML is browser interpreted language. ()
HTML is a markup language that is used by the majority of websites and browsers to display web pages. ()
HTML is a markup language, as it contains markup tags. ()
HTML tells the web browser how to structure and display content. ()
HTML is the fundamental technology used to define the structure of a webpage. ()
[At its heart,] HTML is a descriptive language that specifies webpage structure. ()
HTML describes the structure of Web pages using markup. ()
With HTML, authors describe the structure of pages using markup. ()
HTML is the language for describing the structure of Web pages. ()
HTML describes the structure of a web page and may provide formatting information for the appearance of the document. ()
HTML provides the structure of the page, CSS the (visual and aural) layout, for a variety of devices. ()
HTML provides a means to create structured documents by denoting the beginning and end of text interpreted as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and other items. ()
HTML documents contain HTML elements (e.g. headings, paragraphs etc.) organized in a hierarchical structure. ()
HTML is a fairly simple language made up of HTML elements. ()
HTML uses a pre-defined set of elements to different types of content. ()
HTML gives authors the means to publish online documents with headings, text, tables, lists, photos, etc. () ()
HTML is used to specify whether your web content should be recognized as a paragraph, list, heading, link, image, multimedia player, form, or one of many other available elements or even a new element that you define. ()
HTML construct ()
HTML document, HTML file or page, markup page ()
HTML element ()
markup language ()
markup or HTML tag ()
web browser, browser software ()
web page ()
web page content ()
web server ()

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With HTML, CSS and JavaScript, an user can create individual web pages or an entire web site.

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With HTML you can your own web site.

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HTML documents contain HTML elements such as organized in a hierarchical structure.

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HTML gives authors the means to publish online documents with etc.


Boda István, 2018.