The Hyper-text Markup Language has been the source of all the various web pages and variety of other information that people come across while surfing the internet. Thus, the Web Development and application of this language has been a major stepping-stone in the development of the web experience that people around the world have got used to now. HTML has served as the primary backup language for the creation of content on web pages and other information that people find displayed on their web browsers. The HTML language consists of the HTML elements with the angle brackets enclosing the tags such as HTML, within the content of the web page. The tags may be present as pairs within the angle brackets, which is mostly the norm for this language. However, HTML tags may also exist as unpaired tags, which go by the name of empty elements. The tag that comes first in a pair is the opening tag or the start tag. The second tag to come as part of a pair of tags goes by the names of closing tags or end tag. The Web Development team is at a liberty to insert tags, texts, comments and various other types of content based on text between these the opening and closing tags.

The HTML tags are the cues that the web browser takes in interpreting the web contents into visible and audible web pages for their users. The web browsers do not display the HTML tags itself but reads those tags and compose the information into a readable, visible, and audible form. The HTML elements constitute the basic structure of all the websites. They provide the structure to the websites and allow them to have a several levels of information to increase their sophistication. The tags help in giving a structured look to the content of the websites by providing semantics for the structural features such as headings, lists, paragraphs, quotes, links, and various other items. The HTML elements allow the web development team to embed various objects and images to the website and enable these to have a more interactive form for their users. A Web Development professional can also embed various scripts such as JavaScript to affect and alter the behavior of the web pages.

The basic form of the HTML elements is same for all types of HTML encoded websites. The HTML documents that have only HTML elements in their composition are sure to have the three components of the elements – the start and end tag forming a pair of tags, the start tag usually containing certain attributes, and finally the relevant textual and graphical content for the website in the space between the opening and closing tags. The content nested between the pair of tags may also contain several other nested elements according to the need of the Web Development professional. The HTML element can contain special attribute values to define various data types such as IDs, URLs, names, numbers, language, colors, and units of length among others. Therefore, the Hyper-text Markup Language is capable of taking care of the bulk of Web Development requirements of the Web Designer.

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