Learning HTML

HTML stands for "HyperText Markup Language". It was invented in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee.

HTML is the language used to describe web pages. It's being used right now to show this text!

When writing HTML, one needs to be careful to match every starting tag, like <p>, with an ending tag, like </p>

One of the most powerful features of HTML is the ability to link to other pages, which is impossible using traditional media.

You can see the HTML of this page by right clicking (command-click on mac) on this page and selecting "view page source". A great way to learn HTML is to look at other peoples' source code.

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