What is HTML and what are the most used tags in HTML?

HTML is the standard markup language for web pages that is used to create electronic documents that are displayed on the World Wide Web (W3). An HTML document is made up of several HTML tags and each HTML tag has different content. It allows the user to create and structure sections, headings, paragraphs, links, and block quotes for web pages and applications.

Most used tags in HTML

<html> – The HTML element is the root element of an HTML page.

<head> – Element in HTML is used to define the head portion of an HTML document that contains the document related information. The tag has other title elements such as , <meta>, <link>, <style> <link> etc.

<title>– The element specifies a title for the HTML page that is displayed in the title bar of the browser.

<body> – The element defined the document body and is the container for all visible contents such as paragraphs, tables, hyperlinks, tables, lists, etc.

HTML document structure-

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HTML features-

• It is very easy and simple language. One can easily understand and modify it easily.
• HTML is a case-insensitive language, which means that we can use tags in low-case or upper-case.
• HTML allows programmers to add graphics, video and sound to a web page which makes it more engaging and interactive.
• HTML is platform-independent as it can be displayed on any platform such as Windows, Linux and Macintosh etc.

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