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HTML Tags

<HTML></HTML>

Begins and ends an HTML document.

<HEAD></HEAD>

Encloses items in an HTML document head.

<META>

Provides extra information about an HTML document.

<TITLE></TITLE>

Displays the document’s title. The title is displayed on the browser title bar.

<BODY></BODY>

Encloses the main structure of the HTML document, such as text and images.

<FRAMESET></FRAMESET>

Replaces the <BODY> tag with frames. Framesets can be used within one another.

<FRAME>

A specific frame within a frameset.

<NOFRAMES></NOFRAMES>

If a browser does not support frames, it refers to the NOFRAMES tag. The <BODY> tag is used within the NOFRAMES tag for alternate content.

<ADDRESS>text</ADDRESS>

Includes the text address at the base of the browser.

<A HREF="url">text</A>

Anchor to text for a URL. Click the text to visit the URL. Also known as a link. To use e-mail addresses, replace the URL with mailto:user@address.com.

<A NAME="name">text</NAME>

Creates a target within an HTML document.

<H1></H1> ... <H6></H6>

Creates headings that can be used in HTML documents. Number goes from 1-6.

ID="name"

Inserted into any HTML tag, allows an item to be individually recognized by a browser and to be formatted using style sheets.

CLASS=”name”

Inserted into any HTML tag, allows a tag to belong to a specific class that can be formatted by style sheets.

<OL></OL>

Ordered list.

<UL></UL>

Unordered list.

<DL></DL>

List of words and definitions.

<LI></LI>

Defines individual items in ordered and unordered lists.

<DT></DT>

Used for the word that is being defined. Used in <DL> tags.

<DD></DD>

Used for the definition of a word. Used in <DL> tags

VALUE=”number”

Sets the value in a ordered list. Used within the <LI> tags.

<STYLE>

Inserts a style sheet.

<SCRIPT>

Inserts a script, such as VBSCRIPT or JAVASCRIPT, into a document.

<LINK>

Expresses a relationship to another document outside of the originating HTML document.

<BASE HREF="url">

Allows an HTML document to make the correct interpretation of URLs in a document.

<BASEFONT>

Sets the font style and size for an entire document.

<BIG></BIG>

Increases the size of a font.

<SMALL></SMALL>

Decreases the size of a font.

<STRONG></STRONG>

Places strong emphasis on text.

<SUB></SUB>

Defines subscripts.

<SUP></SUP>

Defines superscripts.

<B></B>

Makes text bold.

<I></I>

Makes text italic.

<U></U>

Underlines text.

<EM></EM>

Places emphasis on text.

<PRE></PRE>

Preformatted text.

<CITE></CITE>

Encloses citations.

<CODE></CODE>

Encloses code-based text.

<SAMP></SAMP>

Displays sample text.

<KBD></KBD>

Encloses keyboard input.

<PLAINTEXT></PLAINTEXT>

Disables the <FONT> tag process.

<VAR></VAR>

Indicates a variable.

<DFN></DFN>

Indicates a definition.

<ABBR></ABBR>

Indicates an abbreviation.

<ACRONYM></ACRONYM>

Indicates an acronym.

<TT></TT>

Displays a fixed width font.

<P></P>

Begins and ends a paragraph.

<DIV ALIGN=”value”></DIV>

Aligns a specific area of text.

<HR>

Draws a horizontal line across the web page.

<BR>

Creates a line break within a Web page.

<FORM></FORM>

Begins a form within an HTML document.

<TABLE></TABLE>

Begins a table within an HTML document.

<TR></TR>

Creates a row within a table. Must be used after the <TABLE> tag.

<TD></TD>

Creates a column within a row. Must be used after the <TR> tag.

<TH></TH>

Creates a heading cell. Used in place of the <TD> tag.

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