HTML a glance

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HTML

As I mentioned my previous XML article HTML is the Hyper Text Markup Language invented after SGML, simply say diluted form of commercial version of Markup language, Tagged language, using HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) to view information (plain text and graphics) from centralized server. Browsers are client applications to interpret the HTML language to viewable format. Mainly used to view the informations across the network using Intranet and/or Internet by more than one users using client computer simultaneously. Dynamic HTML, XHTML are followers of this technologies. Design, look and feel are improved with addition of Cascade Style Sheets. Addition of client side script in VB (light weight visual basic script engine) and Java get some improvement in the client functionality such as validation. W3C (Word Wide Web Consortium) recommend the lower case of the HTML tag instead of title case . Some of the important tags and usage and description given below

Html Tag

Info

<html></html>

Primary tag to tell the browser for html information start and end

<meta></meta>

Contain meta information

<script></script>

In between the tags functions are written using scripting language

<head></head>

Heading

<h1></h1>

Heading 1

<h2></h2>

Heading 2

<h3></h3>

Heading 3 these are defined h1 to h6

<title></title>

Title of the page, displayed in the top of the browser

<a href=”http://web.address” />

To link the web address

<img src=”Children.jpeg” width=100 height=150 />

To view the image file

<address></address>

<p></p>

Paragraph tag

<font></font>

Deprecated

<br>

Break <br/> also same. but w3C recommend <br/> safe for future.

<li> </li>

list of items

<ul> </ul>

list of an unordered list

<ol> </ol>

list of ordered list

<form></form>

form user input

<frameset cols="25%,75%">
   <frame src="frame_a.htm">
   <frame src="frame_b.htm">
</frameset>

Split the browser windows to display different contents in given radio.

More tags and definitions are available in

http://www.w3schools.com/tags/default.asp

&nbsp;

Reserved character for HTML non-breaking space

©

Reserved character for HTML ©

More characters and meanings are available in http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_entities.asp

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