Important HTML Tags List This article includes most important HTML tags for creating web pages.   What is HTML? HyperText Markup Language or HTML is the standard markup language for creating Web pages.   A Brief History of HTML Tim Berners-Lee, a physicist at the CERN research institute in Switzerland invented HTML in 1991. This first version consisted of 18 HTML tags. Now, there are currently about 140 HTML tags, although not all of them are supported by modern browsers. Since then, there have been many different versions of HTML. The most widely used version throughout the 2000’s was HTML 4.01, which became an official standard in December 1999.   HTML Versions 1991 – Tim Berners-Lee invents HTML 1.0 1993 – HTML 1.0 is released. Not many developers are creating websites at this time. 1995 – HTML 2.0 is published. This contains the features of HTML 1.0 plus new features. This remained the standard markup language for designing and creating websites until 1997. 1997 – HTML 3.0 was invented. Here, Dave Raggett introduced a fresh draft on HTML, which improved new features of HTML and gave more powerful characteristics for webmasters in designing websites. Unfortunately, the powerful features slowed down the browser in applying further improvements. 1999 […] read more