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What is HTML?

HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. It is the standard markup language used to create and structure content on the web. In simpler terms, HTML is a set of instructions that tells web browsers how to display text, images, links, and other elements on a webpage.

What is the history of HTML?

HTML was first introduced by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991 as a way to share documents on the internet. The earliest versions of HTML were quite basic, only allowing the formatting of text with headings and paragraphs. Over time, new versions of HTML were developed, adding more features like tables, forms, multimedia support, and styling options.

Why is HTML important to WordPress users?

WordPress is built using PHP programming language and uses HTML as its foundation for creating webpages. When you create content in WordPress, it gets converted into HTML behind the scenes. Understanding how HTML works can help you customize your website’s appearance, layout, and functionality. By editing the HTML code directly or using plugins that generate HTML code for you, you can have greater control over your WordPress site.

Who is HTML for?

HTML is for anyone who wants to create webpages or have a basic understanding of how websites work. It is especially useful for web developers, designers, bloggers, content creators - basically anyone who wants to build their own website or make changes to an existing one. Even if you’re not an expert in coding or programming languages like JavaScript or CSS (which are often used alongside HTML), knowing some basic HTML can go a long way in managing your WordPress site effectively.


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