HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. It is used to develop web pages and web applications. HTML describes the structure of the web page. A web browser receives the HTML document along with CSS, JavaScript, Images, Audio files etc. and presents as a web page.

What is HTML 5?

HTML 5 is the currant major version of HTML. It was first published in 2008. In HTML 5, many new elements were added. Some of them are <header>, <figure>, <canvas>, <audio>, <footer>.

Things to remember

  • An HTML document should start with <html> tag and end with </html> tag.
  • An HTML file should be saved with .html or .htm extension.
  • Every tag should be closed properly.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML Page</title>