Abbreviation for Hyper Text Markup Language
A language that simplifies the complex SGML tags to improve processing efficiency.

It has come to be widely used as a language for describing web pages, and became an international standard (ISO/IEC 15445) and a Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS X 4156). In the early days, HTML was simple; however, the latest version, HTML5, which is also takes multimedia into account is currently available. As for web pages described in HTML, the way they are displayed may be different depending on the browser used. Therefore, care should be taken.