HTML Introduction




HTML or Hyper Text Markup Language is a markup langauge (not a programming language like C, C++ or Java) that is used to create Web pages. HTML was created by Tim Berners Lee.


In order to learn we will need the following tools.

  • Text editor or IDE (Integrated development environment)
  • Web browser

Text Editor: You can use any one of the following text editor. SublimeText, Notepad++, Atom, Brackets, Coda, TextMate, etc.

IDE: There are IDEs available for HTML coding and one of them is NetBeans.

Web Browser: You can use Chrome, Firefox, Safari and other web browsers for testing the web pages you create.

Online HTML editor

You can use the online HTML Editor of this website for HTML coding. HTML Editor

How to create a HTML file

Open your favourite text editor and create a new file and save it as index.html or any other file name that ends with html.

<!DOCTYPE html>
		<title>Index Page</title>
		<h1>Hello World!</h1>