HTML Tutorial - HTML Introduction

HTML is a language for creating Web pages. We create web pages by creating html document using HTML markup tags. HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. HTML is a markup language, which has a collection of markup tags.

HTML tags are words surrounded by angle brackets like <html>, <body>. The tags normally come in pairs, like <html> and </html>.

The first tag in a pair is the start tag; the second tag is the end tag. In the example above <html> is the start tag while </html> is the end tag.

We can also refer start tags as opening tags and call end tags closing tags.