HyperText Markup Language - HTML

AAA

DEFINITION of 'HyperText Markup Language - HTML'

The authoring language used in the creation of documents for the World Wide Web.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'HyperText Markup Language - HTML'

If you want to see what HTML language looks like, then, in your browser, click on "view" then "view source." Those hundreds of tags and coding is what makes up HTML.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Electronic Commerce - ecommerce

    A type of business model, or segment of a larger business model, ...
  2. Assembly Language

    A very simple type of computer programming language. Assembly ...
  3. Extensible Markup Language - XML

    A flexible markup language for structured electronic documents. ...
  4. eXtensible Business Reporting Language ...

    A standard that was developed to improve the way in which financial ...
  5. Forex Forecasting Software

    An analytical tool used to help currency traders with forex trading ...
  6. Forex Charting Software

    An analytical, computer-based tool used to help currency traders ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. How has investing in the Internet sector evolved over time?

    Investing in the Internet sector has become more conservative over time. It reflects a more measured approach that shies ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. How have technical skills shifted over the past century in the workforce?

    Several changes have transformed the skills required of the modern workforce. The influence of technological change has undoubtedly ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Entrepreneurship

    Will Your Job Get Eaten by Automation?

    With the rapid growth of technology, it has been widely contested whether automation will start to replace jobs.
  2. Economics

    What's a Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)?

    A SKU, or bar code, is a unique identification code that retail and wholesale sellers use to track their inventory of products and services.
  3. Investing Basics

    These Four Industries Must Change to Survive

    Tech innovations from new companies are threatening long-time industry stalwarts in transportation, hospitality and finance.
  4. Professionals

    Is a Google Robo-Advisor on the Horizon?

    It's possible that Google is looking to get into the robo-advisor business, either as a new venture or as a way to provide more benefits to employees.
  5. Stock Analysis

    Smartphone "Flagship Killers" Coming after Apple and Samsung

    Learn why flagship killers such as OnePlus and Xiaomi have the potential to become the first legitimate competition faced by Apple and Samsung.
  6. Professionals

    Are These the 10 Best Stocks in the World?

    Most of the top 10 stocks in the world have performed exceptionally well over the past several years. Here's a look at their future prospects.
  7. Stock Analysis

    Where Does Yahoo (YHOO) Go From Here?

    Yahoo operates in a competitive environment, but if it makes the right deals there's no reason why it can't thrive.
  8. Personal Finance

    Can Mobileye Revolutionize The Car Industry?

    Cars are evolving into vehicles connected to the ecosystem around us. With its ability to sense and detect objects around a car, Mobileye's technology is making that connected ecosystem possible.
  9. Professionals

    Tips on How Financial Advisors Can Go Paperless

    Going paperless may seem daunting for some advisors, but new software and hardware technologies are making it easier every day.
  10. Stock Analysis

    Is Apple's (AAPL) Selloff Justifiable or Panic?

    Apple has minted millionaires over the past decade, but there is one current risk that might soon bring this to an end at least temporarily.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Dog And Pony Show

    A colloquial term that generally refers to a presentation or seminar to market new products or services to potential buyers.
  2. Topless Meeting

    A meeting in which participants are not allowed to use laptops. A topless meeting organizer can also ban the use of smartphones, ...
  3. Hedging Transaction

    A type of transaction that limits investment risk with the use of derivatives, such as options and futures contracts. Hedging ...
  4. Bogey

    A buzzword that refers to a benchmark used to evaluate a fund's performance. The benchmark is an index that reflects the ...
  5. Xetra

    An all-electronic trading system based in Frankfurt, Germany. Launched in 1997 and operated by the Deutsche Börse, the Xetra ...
  6. Nuncupative Will

    A verbal will that must have two witnesses and can only deal with the distribution of personal property. A nuncupative will ...
Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!