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    What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    Hello friends i want to know What is the difference between XML and HTML?

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    Similarities: XML and HTML are both markup languages.

    Differences: XML has much stricter rules than HTML. XML is also considered a regular language which would make it simple to parse using RegEx.

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    Hi rajkumar'

    There is a huge difference between Sitemap.html and Sitemap.xml. Sitemap is basically created for human and not for the search. Sitemap are very important for your SEO .Sitemap.xml creates for Search engine spiders. It contain only links of your webpage.

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    Hello friends i want to know What is the difference between XML and HTML?
    Simply;

    HTML is a markup language used to describe and create web pages, normally in conjunction with CSS and JavaScript.

    XML is a markup language used to describe data and create data structures which are then often used in web pages to help populate them with said data.
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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    Quote Originally Posted by NeedSomeAnswers View Post
    XML is a markup language used to describe data and create data structures which are then often used in web pages to help populate them with said data.
    Until we all realized that JSON was much easier to deal with compared to XML!

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    Until we all realized that JSON was much easier to deal with compared to XML!
    True, but they didn't ask what is Json?
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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    XML was designed to carry the data - focus to what data is, and HTML was designed to display data - focus on how data looks.

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    HTML would define the format and layout (with the use of CSS) of what you want to 'layout' and XML would carry the content or 'Data' that you would use within the HTML.

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language which mainly describes the structure of web pages using markup i.e., creating web pages for your Website. These are mostly considered as building blocks of HTML pages.

    HTML elements are represented in tags and contain contents such as "heading", "paragraph", "table", etc…

    XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language which is designed to store and transport data.

    Finally the difference between XML and HTML is:

    XML was designed to carry data - with focus on what data is to be(Storage) .
    HTML was designed to display data - with focus on how data looks(creation).
    XML tags are not predefined like in HTML tags.
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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    XML and HTML Sitemaps are designed for different purposes as XML sitemap is specially designed for the search engines as it is submitted to the webmaster tools for crawling the website. Whereas, HTML sitemap is designed for humans as they can clearly see it on the website as an extra web page and all the visitors of the website can make use of it for understanding the website

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    XML - Well formed XML is XML that has all tags closed in the proper order and, if it has a declaration, it has it first thing in the file with the proper attributes.
    HTML - All HTML documents must start with a document type declaration: <!DOCTYPE html>

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    The HTML pages are used to display data. The data are sometimes stored in the interior of HTML pages. Using XML, you can store data in a separated file. This way, you can easily concentrate on using HTML for formatting and displaying, and you can also be certain that the modifications won’t bring any modifications to any HTML code.

    XML can also store data inside the HTML documents. The XML data will store data in HTML documents as “data islands.” You can concentrate on HTML to format and display data.

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    Re: What is the difference between XML and HTML?

    This thread is literally 2 years old. Please quit posting on this thread or I'll close it down.

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