Term: HTML [HyperText Mark-up Language]
HTML is an acronym for HyperText Mark-up Language, the language used to encode web pages.
Hypertext is a general term referring to a form of document that includes “links” – either references to other pages, other documents, or other locations within an the existing document – that can be used to go to the linked location. The ability to click on a link and have the referenced page be displayed puts the “hyper” in hypertext.
Mark-up Language refers to the specific techniques and rules used to encode links and other information into an HTML document.« Back to Glossary Index