A report on HTML

Tim Berners-Lee in April 2009
Logo of HTML5
HTML element content categories

Standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser.

- HTML
Tim Berners-Lee in April 2009

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The historic World Wide Web logo, designed by Robert Cailliau.

World Wide Web

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Information system enabling documents and other web resources to be accessed over the Internet.

Information system enabling documents and other web resources to be accessed over the Internet.

The historic World Wide Web logo, designed by Robert Cailliau.
A web page displayed in a web browser
A global map of the Web Index for countries in 2014
This NeXT Computer was used by Sir Tim Berners-Lee at CERN and became the world's first Web server.
The World Wide Web functions as an application layer protocol that is run "on top of" (figuratively) the Internet, helping to make it more functional. The advent of the Mosaic web browser helped to make the web much more usable, to include the display of images and moving images (GIFs).
Graphic representation of a minute fraction of the WWW, demonstrating hyperlinks
A screenshot of a web page on Wikimedia Commons
Dynamic web page: example of server-side scripting (PHP and MySQL)
The usap.gov website
The inside and front of a Dell PowerEdge web server, a computer designed for rack mounting
Multiple web servers may be used for a high traffic website; here, Dell servers are installed together to be used for the Wikimedia Foundation.
The results of a search for the term "lunar eclipse" in a web-based image search engine

The original and still very common document type is a web page formatted in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

Håkon Wium Lie, chief technical officer of the Opera Software company and co-creator of the CSS web standards

CSS

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Håkon Wium Lie, chief technical officer of the Opera Software company and co-creator of the CSS web standards
CSS Snapshot 2021

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language such as HTML or XML (including XML dialects such as SVG, MathML or XHTML).

HTML5 related APIs

HTML5

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Markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.

Markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.

HTML5 related APIs
The W3C HTML5 logo

It is the fifth and final major HTML version that is a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendation.

In earlier times, Wikipedia used the XHTML 1.0 Transitional doctype and syntax, though it was not served as XHTML

XHTML

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Part of the family of XML markup languages.

Part of the family of XML markup languages.

In earlier times, Wikipedia used the XHTML 1.0 Transitional doctype and syntax, though it was not served as XHTML

It mirrors or extends versions of the widely used HyperText Markup Language (HTML), the language in which Web pages are formulated.

JavaScript

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JavaScript, often abbreviated JS, is a programming language that is one of the core technologies of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and CSS.

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

Web page

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Hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

Hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

The core element of a web page is a text file written in the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) that describes the content of the web page and includes references to other web resources.

PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.

Web server

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Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.
The inside and front of a Dell PowerEdge server, a computer designed to be mounted in a rack mount environment. It is often used as a web server.
Multiple web servers may be used for a high traffic website.
Web server farm with thousands of web servers used for super-high traffic websites.
ADSL modem running an embedded web server serving dynamic web pages used for modem configuration.
First web proposal (1989) evaluated as "vague but exciting..."
The world's first web server, a NeXT Computer workstation with Ethernet, 1990. The case label reads: "This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER IT DOWN!!"
Sun's Cobalt Qube 3 – a computer server appliance (2002, discontinued)
PC clients connected to a web server via Internet
PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static and dynamic content.
Directory listing dynamically generated by a web server.
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 2005–2021
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 1995–2005

These capabilities, along with the multimedia features of NCSA's Mosaic browser (also able to manage HTML FORMs in order to send data to web server) highlighted the potential of web technology for publishing and distributed computing applications.

Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content

Web browser

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Application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

Application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content
Nicola Pellow and Tim Berners-Lee in 1992
Marc Andreessen, lead developer of Mosaic and Navigator, in 2007

Since the early 2000s, browsers have greatly expanded their HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and multimedia capabilities.

box model

HTML element

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box model
HTML element content categories

An HTML element is a type of HTML (HyperText Markup Language) document component, one of several types of HTML nodes (there are also text nodes, comment nodes and others).

An example of a hyperlink as commonly seen in a web browser, with a mouse pointer hovering above it

Hyperlink

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Reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping.

Reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping.

An example of a hyperlink as commonly seen in a web browser, with a mouse pointer hovering above it
Several documents being connected by hyperlinks
How internal MediaWiki links work when one wants to create a link that displays words different from the linked page's title.
Douglas Engelbart and his team at SRI, 1969

Web pages are written in the hypertext mark-up language HTML.