Last reviewed/updated: 04 Sep 2018 | 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 Candidate Recommendations

3.3.3. W3C HTML5 Working Group Notes

3.3.4. 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