Html Stand of Hyper Text
Markup Language (HTML). This is markup language for the creation
of web pages.
Hyper is the opposite of linear. It used to be that computer
programs had to move in a linear fashion. This before this, this
before this, and so on. HTML does not hold to that pattern and
allows the person viewing the World Wide Web page to go
anywhere, any time they want.
Text is what you will use. Real, honest to goodness English
Mark up is what you will do. You will write in plain English and
then mark up what you wrote. More to come on that in the next
Language because they needed something that started with "L" to
finish HTML and Hypertext Markup Louie didn't flow correctly.
Because it's a language, really -- but the language is plain
You will write the HTML document on the word processor, or
Notepad, WordPad, or Simple Text. When you are finished creating
the HTML document, you'll then open the document in a browser,
like Netscape Navigator. The browser will interpret the HTML
commands for you and display the Web page.
Now, some people who are already schooled in HTML are going to
jump up and down and yell that you should be using an HTML
assistant program because it makes it easier. That's true, but
it also makes it harder to learn as the program does half the
work for you. Take my word for it, use the word processor for a
week, then go to the assistant if you still want to use one.
You'll be far better off for the effort. I have been writing
HTML for six years and I still use Notepad for the bulk of my