What is HTML?

HTML stands for hypertext markup language. It’s basically code that is read by a web brower such as Internet Explorer. The browser reads the code from the web server and translates the code into nice objects that you see in your browser window and creates the webpage. Most browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox can read HTML. You can use a simple note pad program to create an html file. The basic coding block structure of an html document is . You have a series of these tags through out your HTML document. There are all sorts of tags like font, bold, and others. You would simply start a tag, list text or something within the tag, and close the tag. The text within the open and close will take on the characterisitics of the tag.