What Is HTML In General?
HTML of course still going through revisions and evolutions under the guide of W3C. It is relatively easy to learn, and once you get the hang of it, you’ll have a powerful tool to create internet websites and web pages.
HyperText is basically a method you are using to move around the web from time to time. By clicking on special texts called hyperlinks you can move around the web. You can go almost anywhere on the internet by clicking through this “hyperlinks”.
Meanwhile. markup means that you are marking a certain type of text inside the HTML tags. You can also decide what would happen to the element of the page through the HTML tags.
Here’s an example of an HTML document :
<p>Nice to meet y’all</p>
How Does HTML Work ?
HTML is built by short codes that are typed into a form of text file by the site creator. This text file then saved as an HTML file and can be opened and viewed by a browser i.e Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc. These browsers will read the file and transform it into a visible form, or we might say render it as the site creator intend it to be.
Creating sites manually in a text editor could be a lot of work. That’s why nowadays people are using website creator provided on the internet. A lot of this website creator is GUI based. Because of the GUI, it is never been easier for creating your own website from scratch.
There is another thing you need to know about HTML. You don’t need to be online all the time to code your website. Work your website even without the internet, just save it in your computer storage. And when it’s time to update your website you can just add the offline version of your website into its online version on the internet, it really simple and really great work of time efficiency.