What is HTML?
HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language which is used to create & design web pages and web applications. This HTML is a markup language. With this language, we can create and design our static page. This language is only used for representing the data, not for the transportation of data. HTML is the combination of Hypertext and Markup language; it also describes the link among the web pages. This markup language is used for describing the text document within the tag which gives the structure of web pages. The tags are the words between the < > and separate standard text from HTML code. The output is displayed on web pages in the form of tables, images, diagrams, etc.
What is DHTML?
The DHTML consists of the four languages:
- HTML 4.0: It is a client-side markup language and it is a core component of the DHTML. This language defines the structure of a web page with multiple defined basic elements or tags.
- CSS: CSS term stands for Cascading Style Sheet. It allows web users to control the style and layout of the HTML elements on web pages.
- DOM: DOM term stands for the document object model. DOM is a w3c standard and it is a standard interface of programming for HTML. For defining the objects and properties of all elements in HTML DOM is mainly used.
What are the Differences Between HTML & DHTML?
As we have seen a brief introduction to HTML & DHTML Languages. We will now study the difference between HTML & DHTML Languages. The major differences between these two languages are described in the table provided below:
Difference Between HTML & DHTML
This language is a Hypertext Markup language.
This language is a Dynamic Hypertext markup language.
HTML stands for a static page.
DHTML stands for Dynamic.
This language does not have server-side code.
This language has server-side code.
Plain pages without any style and scripts are called HTML.
Page with CSS HTML, and scripts called DHTML.
Client-side technologies slow in HTML.
Client-side technologies fast in DHTML.
Processing from the browser is not required in HTML.
Processing from the browser is required in DHTML.
Extensions used for storing the HTML files are .htm or .html
Extensions used for storing the DHTML files are .dhtml extension.
Database connectivity is not required for HTML.
Database connectivity is required for DHTML.
Events methods are not used in HTML pages.
Events methods used in DHTML pages.
HTML does not allow any change in the current pages without returning to the webserver first.
DHTML also allows the current pages to change at any time. Without returning to the webserver first.