Acronym: Hyper Text Markup Language
A simple, extremely popular language for creating and linking documents on the Internet. It allows for pictures and text of different colors, sizes, and fonts to be viewed in a single document and for this document to link to others. HTML is an extensible hypermedia standard which is used and popularized by the WWW. For details check the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) Home Page:
HTML is: A non-proprietary format based upon SGML, and can be created and processed by a wide range of tools, from simple plain text editors - you type it in from scratch- to sophisticated WYSIWYG authoring tools. HTML uses tags such as <code><h1></code> and <code></h1></code> to structure text into headings, paragraphs, lists, hypertext links etc. Here is a 10-minute guide for newcomers to HTML. W3C's statement of direction for HTML is given on the HTML Activity Statement. See also the page on our work on the next generation of Web forms, and the section on Web history.
- Web Pages That Suck - Learn usability and good Web design by looking at bad design. -- It's exceptionally funny that this site is entirely built from Flash.
- A Beginner's Guide to HTML - from ncsa
- The Bare Bones Guide to HTML
- HTML Quick Reference - from ncsa
- HTML Quick Reference - another nice one
- HTML Tutorial - Jump Start
- World Wide Web and HTML Tools - out of date, but could still be useful.
- Composing Good HTML
- Ponytails - Tutorials and articles on HTML, Web page design, GIF animations, multimedia software and other creative aspects of Web development.
- Web-Safe Color Picker - helps you get the hex code for a particular color
- Bells 'n' Whistles - Website building & animated graphics
- Web Developer's Virtual Library - Encyclopedia of Web Design Tutorials, Articles and Discussions
- Web Developer's Journal - Tips on Web Page Design, HTML, Graphics, Internet Business, E-commerce and Development Tools.
- HTML for the Conceptually Challenged - Want to learn HTML fast? If you mostly watch television, have an attention span measured in microseconds, and think reading is a waste of your valuable time, this page is for you.
- Idocs Guide to HTML
- The HTML Writer's Guild
- HTML Goodies - Developer website
- w3.org HTML Validator - a free service that checks documents like HTML and XHTML for conformance to W3C Recommendations and other standards.
- Bobby - Check HTML for accessibility.
- Accessible Site Design Guide
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines - also see an old page here
- Why Frames are Not Supported at MIT
- Why Frames Suck (Most of the time)
- esr's HTML Hell Page
- Web Style Guide -