Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications. Markup language is used to define the text document within tag which defines the structure of web pages.
Language uses tags to define what manipulation has to be done on the text. HTML is a markup language which is used by the browser to manipulate text, images and other content to display it in required format. HTML was created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991. The first ever version of HTML was HTML 1.0 but the first standard version was HTML 2.0 which was published in 1999.
The W3C HTML5.2 Recommendation was released 14 December 2017.
The basic structure of HTML is below
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Page Title</title> </head> <body> <h1>This is a Heading</h1> <p>This is a paragraph.</p> </body> </html>