HyperText Markup Language. It is a programing language used to format web pages for browsers. It was developed for online text to turn on and off highlights like bold or italics. It also can text control size and color and formating of where text is placed on a web page.
HTML commands are placed in between brackets < and > before and after a word or section of text.
Example: turns on bold and turns it off. and turns on bold and turns it off.