A markup language is a system for annotating a document in a way that is syntactically distinguishable from the text. Markup instructs the software displaying the text to carry out appropriate actions, but is omitted from the displayed final output.
BBCode stands for Bulletin Board Code. It a is a lightweight markup language used to format posts in many message boards. Tags are usually surrounded by square brackets ([ ]).
Since it was first introduced by the messageboard software Ultimate Bulletin Board, it is sometimes referred to as UBBCode.
C-HTML stands for Compact HyperText Markup Language. It is also called i-mode-HTML, It is a subset of HTML for small information devices, such as first-generation smart phones and PDAs.
Creole is a lightweight markup language. It is aimed at being a common markup language for various wikis.
Creole was designed by comparing major wiki dialects and using the most common markup for particular elements. If no common form was found, the one used in MediaWiki was usually chosen.
DocBook provides a system for writing structured documents using SGML or XML. It is particularly well-suited to books and papers about computer hardware and software, though it is by no means limited to them.
In short, DocBook is an easy-to-understand and widely used DTD. Dozens of organizations use DocBook for millions of pages of documentation, in various print and online formats, worldwide.
HTML, the HyperText Markup Language, is the standard markup language for pages on the World Wide Web.
This type of coding is used to create paragraphs, add backgrounds, change text color and size, tables, lists, clickable links, and images.
HTML5 is a markup language for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard. It is still under development, but its core features are now supported by all major browsers. HTML5 can be written in either HTML or XHTML syntax.
Mathematical markup languages.
NewsML is an XML-based markup language designed to provide a media-independent, structural framework for multi-media news.
SGML stands for Standard Generalized Markup Language. It is an ISO-standard technology for defining generalized markup languages for documents. (ISO 8879:1986 SGML)
"The Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) is a recommendation from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that allows for the creation of time-based multimedia delivery over the web. Based on XML, it allows developers to mix many types of media, text, video, graphics, audio and vector based animation together and to synchronize them to a timeline."
Definition from the Web Developer's Virtual Library
WML stands for Wireless Markup Language. It is an XML-based markup language intended for devices that implement the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) specification.
XHTML (Extensible HyperText Markup Language) is the reformulation of HTML 4 into XML. This allows for a highly extensible and widely supported language.
This category is for sites related to Extensible Markup Language (XML). XML is a subset of Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML).
The Extensible Markup Language (XML) is the universal format for structured documents and data on the Web.
Its goal is to enable generic SGML to be served, received, and processed on the Web in the way that is now possible with HTML. XML has been designed for ease of implementation and for interoperability with both SGML and HTML.