Documentation about HTML

HTML5 Demos

A collection of demos showing the latest HTML technologies in action.

The logo of HTML

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is the language used to create web pages and other types of documents viewable in a browser. More precisely, HTML is the language that describes the structure and the semantic of a document. The content is tagged with HTML elements like <img>, <title>, <p>, <div>, …

HTML is an international standard whose specifications are maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium and the WHATWG.

HTML is considered a living standard and is technically under continuous development. That always-current version of the HTML specification is referred to as HTML5.

Introduction to HTML
This page provides basic information on syntax and semantics of an HTML page (document). This will provide basic information required to develop HTML documents.
HTML element reference
Get details about each element supported by different browsers.
HTML attributes list
See all attributes and what elements they are associated with.
Learn about the new HTML5 APIs and elements along with their support.
HTML Forms Guide
HTML forms are a complex part of HTML. This guide will help you mastering them, from structure to styling, from browser support to custom controls.
Bad copy-pasting habits
Web technologies are very often learned by viewing sources of other pages and copy-pasting. However, this often means that bad habits perpetuate. This page lists some of these bad patterns and show you can achieve their goal the right way.
Drawing Graphics with Canvas
A new HTML element for programmable graphics. <canvas> can be used for rendering graphs, UI elements, and other custom graphics on the client.
Tips for Authoring Fast-loading HTML Pages
An optimized web page not only provides for a more responsive site for your visitors, but also reduces the load on your web servers and internet connection.

Getting help from the community

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Tools easing HTML development