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
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.