Is HTML a scripting language?
August 24, 2006
I’ve seen this confusion come up from time to time – is HTML a scripting language?
Short answer: no.
Yes a nerd detail, but nonetheless, this is something that should be made clear.
HTML is actually a markup language and not a scripting language.
Markup languages create structure for a document … they only describe data. For example:
… but you knew that already.