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Hyper Text Markup Language:

HTML definition is Hyper Text Markup Language and it is a markup language. A markup language is a set of markup tags and the tags describe document content. HTML documents contain HTML tags and plain text. HTML documents are also called web pages.

HTML Tags:

HTML markup tags are usually called HTML tags and tags are keywords surrounded by angle brackets like <html>. These tags are also called as basic html elements. HTML tags normally come in pairs like <b> and </b>. The first tag in a pair is the start tag, the second tag is the end tag. The end tag is written like the start tag, with a forward slash before the tag name. Start and end tags are also called opening tags and closing tags. By using these tags we can create a simple HTML page very easily.


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Features of HTML:

HTML is the most common used language to write web pages. It has recently gained popularity due to its advantages such as: -


1. It is the language which can be easily understood and can be modified.


2. Effective presentations can be made with the HTML with the help of its all formatting tags.


3. It provides the more flexible way to deign web pages along with the text.


4. Links can also be added to the web pages so it helps the readers to browse the information of their interest.


5. You can display HTML documents on any platforms such as Macintosh, Windows and Linux etc.


6. Graphics, videos and sounds can also be added to the web pages which give an extra attractive look to your web pages. 


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