Markup Language

A (document) markup language is a modern system for annotating a document in a way that is syntactically distinguishable from the text. The idea and terminology evolved from the "marking up" of paper manuscripts, i.e., the revision instructions by editors, traditionally written with a blue pencil on authors' manuscripts. In digital media this "blue pencil instruction text" was replaced by tags, that is, instructions are expressed directly by tags or "instruction text encapsulated by tags".Examples are typesetting instructions such as those found in troff, TeX and LaTeX, or structural markers such as XML tags.
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  • How to speak ‘Search Engine’

    … found that 36.6% of Google search results incorporated Schema rich snippets, yet only 0.3% of websites actually made use of Schema markup at all. The study also found that pages which used Schema ranked on average 4 places higher in search than pages which didn’t, although Searchmetrics was keen to emphasise that this might not be entirely down…

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  • Basic hacking skills

    … at least 3 programming languages. Even better if you can learn 5 programming languages. You can start by learning python, php, and bash or Perl. Don’t be disappointed but learning one programming language will open the door for you to be able understand other programming languages and it will be lot of fun to work with the new languages. My… 12 readers -
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