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Explain what is HTML and its purpose to a newbie.


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Hello everyone can I ask favor from your good knowledge about HTML because some of the newbies here is not really as good as most of you here.
Even a little information or basic will do and be appreciated.

Thank you guys!
I'm also a beginner in HTML but what do I know about is.. it is a hypertext mark-up language that is intented for creating websites. It is the core code since it has the main structures for websites. As you go on further research, you will be also encountering terms like CSS, PHP, Javascript, Bootstrap, framework, etc. These terms helps you to manipulate web development easily and efficiently or the way you want.
HTML is the fundamental technology used to define the structure of a webpage. HTML is used to specify whether your web content should be recognized as a paragraph, list, heading, link, image, multimedia player, form, or one of many other available elements or even a new element that you define.
Ideally you should start your learning journey by learning HTML. Start by reading Introduction to HTML. You may then move on to learning about more advanced topics such as:

CSS, and how to use it to style HTML (for example alter your text size and fonts used, add borders and drop shadows, layout your page with multiple columns, add animations and other visual effects.)
JavaScript, and how to use it to add dynamic functionality to web pages (for example find your location and plot it on a map, make UI elements appear/disappear when you toggle a button, save users' data locally on their computers, and much much more.).
Most techies would know HTML – be it a freelancer or a large agency. If at any point in time you need to hire the services of a different web design firm or professional for making changes or updates to your website, it would be relatively easy to find cost-effective and affordable solution providers who can make the changes you need to your website.
HTML outclass other web programming languages in that it is the most search engine friendly. Creating SEO compliant websites using HTML is significantly easier than any other programming language. HTML causes the least SEO complications and provides the greatest flexibility when trying to build an SEO compliant website. As long as you have taken care to ensure your HTML code is clean and validated, an HTML website is easiest to read and access for search engine crawlers. This reduces crawling time and improves page load time, helping your website perform better in search results.
HTML is a hypertext markup language to develop and design websites, including HTML you can better to learn CSS, Bootstrap and javascript. These will help to develop a mobile-friendly website...
It's a language, when done correctly, makes page pages come to life.

It's even good to know some basics if WordPress doesn't do, exactly what you want it to do.

It's also fun to learn and use.
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I am also a beginner in coding and HTML is a hyper text markup language. It is used for making the websites. With the HTML we make a template of a website and futher the html coding is embedded with CSS, javascript, Bootstrap, PHP to make a user friendly websites.
HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language

HTML is the standard markup language for Web pages

HTML elements are the building blocks of HTML pages

HTML elements are represented by <> tags

HTML Attributes:-
HTML elements can have attributes
Attributes provide additional information about the element
Attributes come in name/value pairs like charset="utf-8"

Simple HTML COde:-
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Page Title</title>

<h1>This is a Heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>
<p>This is another paragraph.</p>


Hope this helps you.

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HTML and CSS go hand-in-hand. Think of it like an actual body. HTML represents the Skeleton and CSS the skin.
HTML is the core layout of a website and CSS is used to prettify it.