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Summary

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the markup language for web pages. The World Wide Web Consortium maintains the HTML standard.

Language: English  • español

Explore our HTML docs

HTML learning material

Tutorials and concept articles to teach you HTML from the ground up.

Element reference

A reference guide to all the HTML elements available.

Attribute reference

A reference guide to all the available HTML attributes.


API reference

A reference guide to all the APIs associated with the HTML language.


Data type reference

A reference guide to HTML data types.


Entity reference

A reference guide to HTML entities.


Note: If you are completely new to web development, you may want to review Web development for beginners.

Background

HTML is language we structure our content in on the World Wide Web; one of the main components of the Open Web Platform.

Contributing to the HTML technology

HTML development has been hosted by a few different organizations during its history including CERN, IETF, and W3C. Development has mainly taken place on HTML Working Group Mailing Lists. These lists are good places to start if you want to suggest new features or provide feedback. For news and more general information, consult the W3C HTML home page.

the W3C is also currently asking for review comments on the Media Accessibility Checklist

Index of all HTML topics

html/TEST:html5html/apishtml/attributes
html/attributes/ATOMICSELECTION html attributehtml/attributes/BGCOLOR
html/attributes/BaseHrefhtml/attributes/aLink
html/attributes/abbrhtml/attributes/accepthtml/attributes/acceptCharset
html/attributes/accessKeyhtml/attributes/actionhtml/attributes/align
html/attributes/align (Table, iframe elements)html/attributes/align (Table caption, legend element)html/attributes/align (type/image)
html/attributes/alinkColorhtml/attributes/allowTransparencyhtml/attributes/alt
html/attributes/altdom/althtml/attributes/asynchtml/attributes/autocomplete
html/attributes/autocomplete (input, form elements)html/attributes/autofocushtml/attributes/axis
html/attributes/background (Body element)html/attributes/background (Table, table cell, td, th elements)html/attributes/balance
html/attributes/bgColorhtml/attributes/bgColor (document)html/attributes/bgProperties
html/attributes/borderhtml/attributes/borderColorhtml/attributes/borderColorDark
html/attributes/borderColorLighthtml/attributes/border (frameSet, iframe)html/attributes/bottomMargin
html/attributes/capturehtml/attributes/cellPaddinghtml/attributes/cells
html/attributes/chhtml/attributes/chOffhtml/attributes/charset
html/attributes/checkedhtml/attributes/citehtml/attributes/class
html/attributes/classidhtml/attributes/clearhtml/attributes/code
html/attributes/codeBasehtml/attributes/codeTypehtml/attributes/colSpan
html/attributes/colorhtml/attributes/colshtml/attributes/cols (TextArea element)
html/attributes/cols (frameSet)html/attributes/compacthtml/attributes/content
html/attributes/contentEditablehtml/attributes/contextmenuhtml/attributes/coords
html/attributes/crossoriginhtml/attributes/datahtml/attributes/data-*
html/attributes/dataFldhtml/attributes/dataFormatAshtml/attributes/dataPageSize
html/attributes/dataSrchtml/attributes/datetime
html/attributes/declarehtml/attributes/deferhtml/attributes/dir
html/attributes/disabledhtml/attributes/dom/forhtml/attributes/dom/htmlFor
html/attributes/downloadhtml/attributes/draggablehtml/attributes/encoding
html/attributes/enctypehtml/attributes/eventhtml/attributes/face
html/attributes/formhtml/attributes/formActionhtml/attributes/formEnctype
html/attributes/formMethodhtml/attributes/formNoValidatehtml/attributes/formtarget
html/attributes/framehtml/attributes/frameBorderhtml/attributes/frameSpacing
html/attributes/headershtml/attributes/heighthtml/attributes/hidden
html/attributes/hideFocushtml/attributes/hrefhtml/attributes/href (base)
html/attributes/hreflanghtml/attributes/hspacehtml/attributes/httpEquiv
html/attributes/idhtml/attributes/ishtml/attributes/isMap
html/attributes/labelhtml/attributes/label (optGroup)html/attributes/lang
html/attributes/languagehtml/attributes/leftMarginhtml/attributes/link
html/attributes/listhtml/attributes/longDeschtml/attributes/loop
html/attributes/lowsrchtml/attributes/marginHeighthtml/attributes/marginWidth
html/attributes/max(HTMLProgressElement)html/attributes/maxLengthhtml/attributes/max (HTMLInputElement)
html/attributes/methodhtml/attributes/methodshtml/attributes/min
html/attributes/multiplehtml/attributes/namehtml/attributes/name (frames)
html/attributes/name (meta object)html/attributes/name (window)html/attributes/name param element)
html/attributes/noHrefhtml/attributes/noResizehtml/attributes/noShade
html/attributes/noValidatehtml/attributes/noWraphtml/attributes/pattern
html/attributes/placeholderhtml/attributes/pluginspage
html/attributes/readonlyhtml/attributes/relhtml/attributes/required
html/attributes/reset-style-inheritancehtml/attributes/revhtml/attributes/rightMargin
html/attributes/rolehtml/attributes/rowSpanhtml/attributes/rules
html/attributes/sandboxhtml/attributes/schemehtml/attributes/scope
html/attributes/scrollhtml/attributes/scrollinghtml/attributes/security html attribute
html/attributes/selecthtml/attributes/selectedhtml/attributes/shape
html/attributes/sizehtml/attributes/size (control)html/attributes/size (hr)
html/attributes/sizeshtml/attributes/spanhtml/attributes/src
html/attributes/src (iframe, embed, xml)html/attributes/src (input, img)html/attributes/src (script)
html/attributes/srcsethtml/attributes/standbyhtml/attributes/start
html/attributes/start (ol)html/attributes/stephtml/attributes/style
html/attributes/summaryhtml/attributes/tabIndexhtml/attributes/tabStop
html/attributes/targethtml/attributes/text (body element)html/attributes/title
html/attributes/topMarginhtml/attributes/translatehtml/attributes/type
html/attributes/type (button element)html/attributes/type (param element)html/attributes/type (script element)
html/attributes/type (select element)html/attributes/type (textarea element)html/attributes/type (ul,li,ol elements)
html/attributes/type type (a, link, embed)html/attributes/unitshtml/attributes/url
html/attributes/urnhtml/attributes/useMaphtml/attributes/vAlign
html/attributes/vAlign (table caption)html/attributes/vLinkhtml/attributes/valueType
html/attributes/value (HTMLProgressElement)html/attributes/value (button element)html/attributes/value (input elements)
html/attributes/value (li element)html/attributes/value (param element)html/attributes/value (select, option element)
html/attributes/value (textarea element)html/attributes/vcard namehtml/attributes/version (dom/version
html/attributes/viewMasterTabhtml/attributes/volumehtml/attributes/vspace
html/attributes/widthhtml/attributes/width (img, input elements)html/attributes/width (merge candidate)
html/attributes/wraphtml/concepts
html/data typeshtml/elementshtml/elements/!DOCTYPE
html/elements/ahtml/elements/abbrhtml/elements/acronym
html/elements/addresshtml/elements/applet
html/elements/areahtml/elements/articlehtml/elements/aside
html/elements/audiohtml/elements/bhtml/elements/base
html/elements/basefonthtml/elements/bdohtml/elements/bgSound
html/elements/bightml/elements/blinkhtml/elements/blockquote
html/elements/bodyhtml/elements/brhtml/elements/button
html/elements/canvashtml/elements/captionhtml/elements/center
html/elements/citehtml/elements/codehtml/elements/col
html/elements/colgrouphtml/elements/commenthtml/elements/content
html/elements/customhtml/elements/datalisthtml/elements/dd
html/elements/delhtml/elements/detailshtml/elements/dfn
html/elements/dirhtml/elements/divhtml/elements/dl
html/elements/dl-oldhtml/elements/dt
html/elements/elementhtml/elements/emhtml/elements/embed
html/elements/fieldsethtml/elements/figcaptionhtml/elements/figure
html/elements/fonthtml/elements/footerhtml/elements/form
html/elements/framehtml/elements/frameSethtml/elements/head
html/elements/headerhtml/elements/hgrouphtml/elements/hn
html/elements/hrhtml/elements/htmlhtml/elements/html comment data-type
html/elements/ihtml/elements/iframehtml/elements/img
html/elements/inputhtml/elements/input/typehtml/elements/input/type/button
html/elements/input/type/checkboxhtml/elements/input/type/colorhtml/elements/input/type/date
html/elements/input/type/datetime-localhtml/elements/input/type/emailhtml/elements/input/type/file
html/elements/input/type/hiddenhtml/elements/input/type/imagehtml/elements/input/type/month
html/elements/input/type/numberhtml/elements/input/type/passwordhtml/elements/input/type/radio
html/elements/input/type/rangehtml/elements/input/type/resethtml/elements/input/type/search
html/elements/input/type/submithtml/elements/input/type/telhtml/elements/input/type/telephone
html/elements/input/type/texthtml/elements/input/type/timehtml/elements/input/type/url
html/elements/input/type/weekhtml/elements/inshtml/elements/isIndex
html/elements/kbdhtml/elements/labelhtml/elements/legend
html/elements/lihtml/elements/linkhtml/elements/listing
html/elements/mainhtml/elements/maphtml/elements/mark
html/elements/markuptesthtml/elements/marqueehtml/elements/media
html/elements/menuhtml/elements/metahtml/elements/meter
html/elements/navhtml/elements/nextIDhtml/elements/noBR
html/elements/noFrameshtml/elements/noScripthtml/elements/noscript
html/elements/objecthtml/elements/olhtml/elements/optgroup
html/elements/optionhtml/elements/phtml/elements/param
html/elements/picturehtml/elements/plainTexthtml/elements/pre
html/elements/progresshtml/elements/qhtml/elements/rt
html/elements/rubyhtml/elements/shtml/elements/samp
html/elements/scripthtml/elements/sectionhtml/elements/select