Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

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| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

HTML

  • Ludger Martin
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7163-9_364-1

Synonyms

Glossary

CSS

Cascading style sheet

DTD

Document type definition

HTML

Hypertext markup language

MIME

Multipurpose Internet mail extensions

PHP

PHP hypertext preprocessor

SGML

Standard generalized markup language

SVG

Scalable vector graphics

URL

Uniform resource locator

W3C

World Wide Web Consortium

XHTML

Extensible hypertext markup language

Definition

HTML is a markup language, which has been developed specifically for the creation of Web pages. The current versions use HTML only for structuring the Web pages and for their content. Layout is specified solely using CSS. HTML is a text file that contains tags which are used to assign functions to texts. For example, <p> specifies that the subsequent text is a paragraph. An HTML feature is that you can create references between Web pages as well as within a Web page. With the development of HTML5, JavaScript is gaining more and more importance for the interaction and manipulation of Web pages.

Introduction

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References

  1. Hogan BP (2011) HTML5 and CSS3: develop with tomorrow’s standards today. O’Reilly Media, SebastopolGoogle Scholar
  2. Musciano C, Kennedy B (2006) HTML & XHTML: the definitive guide, 6th edn. O’Reilly Media, SebastopolGoogle Scholar
  3. Pilgrim M (2010) HTML5: up and running. O’Reilly Media, SebastopolGoogle Scholar
  4. Powers S (2008) Painting the web. O’Reilly Media, SebastopolGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Design – Computer Science – MediaHochschule RheinMainWiesbadenGermany

Section editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Gottron
    • 1
  • Stefan Schlobach
    • 2
  • Steffen Staab
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Web Science and TechnologiesUniversität Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany
  2. 2.YUAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Institute for Web Science and Technologies – WeSTUniversity of Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany