- Hypertext Documents
- Web Pages and Web Browsers
- HTML: The Language of the Web
- Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
- HTML has a set of rules, called syntax.
- Tools for Creating HTML Documents
- HTML Syntax
HTML stands for hyper text markup language
•Hypertext offers a better way of locating information.
•When you read a book, you follow a linear progression, reading one page after another.
•With hypertext, you progress through pages in whatever way is best suited to you and your objectives.
•Hypertext lets you skip from one topic to another.
The key to hypertext is the use of links, which you activate to move from one topic to another.
a link can open a document on a computer anywhere in the world
Hypertext has become the dominate method of sharing and retrieving information on the Internet, becoming known as the World Wide Web, or the Web.
Documents on the Web are known as Web pages.
A Web page is stored on a Web server, which makes the page available to users of the Web.
To view a Web page, the user runs a Web browser, a software program that retrieves the page and displays it.
A Web browser can either be text-based, or graphical.
Web pages are text files, written in a language called Hypertext Markup Language or HTML.
A markup language is a language used to describe the content and format of documents.
HTML allows Web authors to create documents that can be displayed across different operating systems.
HTML code is easy to use, that even nonprogrammers can learn to use it.
HTML describes the format of Web pages through the use of tags.
it’s the job of the Web browser to interpret these tags and render the text accordingly
syntax are a set of standards or specifications developed by a consortium of Web developers, programmers, and authors called the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
HTML documents are text files, which a text editor such as Windows NotePad can be used to create.
You can also use an HTML converter or an HTML editor e.g. Dreamwaver.
Document content is what the users sees on the page, such as headings and images.
Tags are the HTML codes that control the appearance of the document content.
tag is the name of the HTML tag
attributes are properties of the tag
document content is actual content that appears in the Web page.