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HTML Definition

In this quick section we'll be covering the definition of HTML and how to use it.

So, what exactly does HTML stand for?

Well, HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language

If that sounds complicated, don't worry because it's really not. Hyper Text Markup Language is nothing more than a text file, and when this that file is opened by a web browser it gets displayed as a webpage.

Web Browser Reading an HTML Text File

How might we use or write HTML?

In order to write these HTML webpages we need to use a text editor. And that's what we'll cover in the next chapter. Let's move on to learning about HTML editors.