Introduction to HTML
In the previous sections you learnt about Internet and web pages, whatever you have seen on the web is a document written in HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language). HTML is a special markup language used to create web pages. This language tells the browsers, how to display the text, images, animations and other contents of a hypertext document on the screen. The language also tells how to make a document interactive through special hyper links.
HTML is not a word processing tool or a programming language. It is only a markup or page layout and hyperlink specification language. It describes the structure of a document.
HTML was originally derived from SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language) a larger, complicated document processing language. To learn HTML, no need to know about SGML.