Last reviewed/updated: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Jan 2014 | Status: Active
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1. Introduction

  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML).
  • The web language for adding content to web pages.
  • The web language that defines content types, a basic structure for each content type, and the syntax for adding content to a web page.
  • The web language in which markup is used to; 1.) add content to a web page, and 2.) impart structural information upon the content. The structural information that markup imparts upon content includes; 1.) a structure type (e.g., heading, paragraph, etc.), and 2.) the demarcation of the starting and ending points for the application of the structure type.
  • The web page content and content structure language.
  • Basic unit: markup. Syntax: <element>content</element>.

2. Original Content

3. Standards

3.1. W3C HTML 3.2, 4.0, And 4.01 Recommendations

3.2. W3C XHTML Recommendations/Etc.

3.3. W3C HTML5 Recommendations/Etc.

3.3.1. W3C HTML5 Recommendations

3.3.2. W3C HTML5 Proposed Recommendations

3.3.3. W3C HTML5 Candidate Recommendations

3.3.4. W3C HTML5 Working Group Notes

3.3.5. W3C HTML5 Working Drafts

3.4. WHATWG HTML Specification

3.5. W3C RDFa Recommendations/Etc.

3.5.1. W3C RDFa Recommendations

3.5.2. W3C RDFa Working Group Notes

4. Resources

5. Miscellaneous