Definitions for "Hyper Text Markup Language"
Keywords:  html, sgml, yourself, font, language
The original and the simplest display language for the Web, it is standard for encoding web pages. HTML defines the look of the screen background, the location of text and graphics, the font, size, style, and color of text, and the creation of hyperlinks. HTML uses simple commands called 'flags'. Flags are the 'Markup' part of 'Hypertext Markup Language'.
The standard for encoding webpages in a uniformed fashion. You will need to know at least the basics to be able to call yourself a webmaster. Go to for a free HTML course.
The code used to write most documents on the World Wide Web. HTML codes tell your browser how to arrange text and images on the computer screen You can write the code yourself using any text editor, or can use any one of several commercially available HTML editors to create a document.