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"HTML[1] elements form the building blocks of HTML, the language used to create web pages. These components, contained within start and end tags, add meaning and structure to parts of web content. They can include attributes and may also contain other elements and text. Some HTML elements, known as void elements, have a specific function and do not require an end tag. There are also deprecated elements that are no longer valid in newer standards. HTML elements have evolved over time, with standards set by organizations like the IETF and W3C. They are also affected by CSS, which dictates their visual presentation on a webpage. In essence, HTML elements are integral to web design and development, enabling the creation of structured, interactive, and visually appealing web content.”

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1. HTML ( HTML ) HTML, or HyperText Markup Language, is a foundational element of the internet as we know it today. It was proposed by Tim Berners-Lee in the 1980s, and has since undergone numerous revisions and updates. HTML is used to structure content on the web, from the text we read to the multimedia we consume. Various versions of HTML, such as HTML 2.0, HTML 3.2, and HTML 4.0, have been published over the years, each refining and expanding upon the capabilities of the previous versions. The most recent iteration, HTML5, was standardized in 2014 and includes a wealth of new features like video and audio support, local storage capabilities, and new semantic elements. HTML is also crucial for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and accessibility.
HTML element (Wikipedia)

An HTML element is a type of HTML (HyperText Markup Language) document component, one of several types of HTML nodes (there are also text nodes, comment nodes and others).[vague] The first used version of HTML was written by Tim Berners-Lee in 1993 and there have since been many versions of HTML. The current de facto standard is governed by the industry group WHATWG and is known as the HTML Living Standard.

An HTML document is composed of a tree of simple HTML nodes, such as text nodes, and HTML elements, which add semantics and formatting to parts of document (e.g., make text bold, organize it into paragraphs, lists and tables, or embed hyperlinks and images). Each element can have HTML attributes specified. Elements can also have content, including other elements and text.

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