What is HTML?

Full form: Hypertext Markup Language (HTML);

Hypertext Markup Language is the standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser. It can be assisted by technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets and scripting languages such as JavaScript

(Hypertext Markup Language)

HTML5 logo and wordmark.svg

The official logo of the latest version, HTML5.[1]
Filename extension
  • .html
  • .htm
Internet media type text/html
Type code TEXT
Developed by WHATWG
Initial release 1993; 27 years ago
Type of format Document file format
Extended from SGML
Extended to XHTML
Standards HTML Living Standard
Open format? Yes