What should You have, HTML or Flash Website?

HTML website:
According to the NetCraft site,in 2012 there were more than 580 million websites online, of which more than 175 million were termed active. That said, there are many design languages available to help you create a website, but today we’re pinning two of the most popular languages head-to-head: HTML and Flash.

I-What is HTML?

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) stands for Hypertext Markup Language. Simply put, HTML is an IT language which first appeared in 1991 during the Web’s early years. The goal of the language was to organize and manage content. In its most basic form, HTML enables you to create a page on the Internet. HTML code is what you write in order to post text, links, images etc., on your pages.

HTML 5 is the most recent version of the language, and it allows for the integration of videos and animation directly on your website, which wasn’t possible with previous versions.

a.Pros and Cons

There are several key advantages to using HTML:

The old version of HTML was pretty limited in terms of animation possibilities (especially videos). But HTML version 5 has solved this problem. Therefore, the drawbacks of using HTML are few.


II- What is Flash?

FLASH is a coded web language that enables the addition of animated content and video to a website. Flash files have the file extension .swf and need to be read by a Flash plugin in the navigator.

a. Pros and Cons




Conclusion : So, what are you thinking — HTML or Flash?

These days, thanks to the latest version of HTML, it’s possible to include video on your pages. So more and more website designers are opting for HTML over Flash. And because of the increasing number of people using smartphones and tablets to access the Internet, it’s probably a good idea to have a website that’s legible from these devices too.Therefore, we recommend designing your site using HTML.