Let's learn some HTML!
- HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. Invented in the early 1990's,
researchers were looking for a way plain-text documents to contain
"hyperlinks," a new invention to replace footnotes. Hyperlinks allowed
readers to simply click a word to have the relevant cross-referenced
document loaded, rather than having old-style footnotes at the bottom
of the page or chapter.
See w3schools.com for a comprehensive
HTML has undergone many revisions since. We will be using HTML 5.
Modern HTML provides a way to completely "mark up" a document's
content to denote the start and end of headings, paragraphs,
bullet lists, images, and more.
- Opening Tag
- Closing Tag