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HTML 5 Basic Tags

HTML tags (HTML elements) and their respective attributes are used to create HTML documents so that you can view them in browsers and other user agents.

The HTML tags are listed alphabetically to help you quickly find the tag you're looking for

DTD: Indicates in which HTML 4.01 / XHTML 1.0 DTD the tag is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset

Tag Description DTD
<!--...--> Defines a comment STF
<!DOCTYPE>  Defines the document type STF
<a> Defines an anchor STF
<abbr> Defines an abbreviation STF
<acronym> Defines an acronym STF
<address> Defines contact information for the author/owner of a document STF
<applet> Deprecated. Defines an embedded applet TF
<area /> Defines an area inside an image-map STF
<b> Defines bold text STF
<base /> Specifies the base URL/target for all relative URLs in a document STF
<basefont /> Deprecated. Specifies a default color, size, or font for all the text in a document TF
<bdo> Overrides the current text direction STF
<big> Defines big text STF
<blockquote> Defines a long quotation STF
<body> Defines the document's body STF
<br /> Defines a single line break STF
<button> Defines a clickable button STF
<caption> Defines a table caption STF
<center> Deprecated. Defines centered text TF
<cite> Defines a citation STF
<code> Defines a piece of computer code STF
<col /> Defines attribute values for one or more columns in a table  STF
<colgroup> Specifies a group of one or more columns in a table for formatting STF
<dd> Defines a description of an item in a definition list STF
<del> Defines text that has been deleted from a document STF
<dfn> Defines a definition term STF
<dir> Deprecated. Defines a directory list TF
<div> Defines a section in a document STF
<dl> Defines a definition list STF
<dt> Defines a term (an item) in a definition list STF
<em> Defines emphasized text  STF
<fieldset> Groups related elements in a form STF
<font> Deprecated. Defines font, color, and size for text TF
<form> Defines an HTML form for user input STF
<frame /> Defines a window (a frame) in a frameset F
<frameset> Defines a set of frames F
<h1> to <h6> Defines HTML headings STF
<head> Defines information about the document STF
<hr /> Defines a horizontal line STF
<html> Defines the root of an HTML document STF
<i> Defines italic text STF
<iframe> Defines an inline frame TF
<img /> Defines an image STF
<input /> Defines an input control STF
<ins> Defines text that has been inserted into a document STF
<kbd> Defines keyboard input STF
<label> Defines a label for an <input> element STF
<legend> Defines a caption for a <fieldset> element STF
<li> Defines a list item STF
<link /> Defines the relationship between a document and an external resource STF
<map> Defines a client-side image-map  STF
<menu> Deprecated. Defines a menu list TF
<meta /> Defines metadata about an HTML document STF
<noframes> Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames TF
<noscript> Defines an alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts STF
<object> Defines an embedded object STF
<ol> Defines an ordered list STF
<optgroup> Defines a group of related options in a drop-down list STF
<option> Defines an option in a drop-down list STF
<p> Defines a paragraph STF
<param /> Defines a parameter for an object STF
<pre> Defines preformatted text STF
<q> Defines a short quotation STF
<s> Deprecated. Defines strikethrough text TF
<samp> Defines sample output from a computer program STF
<script> Defines a client-side script STF
<select> Defines a drop-down list STF
<small> Defines smaller text STF
<span> Defines a section in a document STF
<strike> Deprecated. Defines strikethrough text TF
<strong> Defines strong text STF
<style> Defines style information for a document STF
<sub> Defines subscripted text STF
<sup> Defines superscripted text STF
<table> Defines a table STF
<tbody> Groups the body content in a table STF
<td> Defines a cell in a table STF
<textarea> Defines a multiline input control (text area) STF
<tfoot> Groups the footer content in a table STF
<th> Defines a header cell in a table STF
<thead> Groups the header content in a table STF
<title> Defines a title for the document STF
<tr> Defines a row in a table STF
<tt> Defines teletype text STF
<u> Deprecated. Defines underlined text TF
<ul> Defines an unordered list STF
<var> Defines a variable STF
<xmp> Deprecated. Defines preformatted text  


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