Learning to code? Want to learn in a creative and personal way? To get you started let's begin with the groundwork of HTML. We've rounded up resources, tools, and DIY's to get schooled online even from the comfort of your favorite chair. HTML: Think of HTML as your canvas, a bare bones, outline of structure and information. HTML stands for, HyperText Markup Language (HTML.) It is the main markup language for displaying web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.