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HTML Tags in Function Order

HTML Tags in Lesson Order

DTD: indicates the DTD in which the tag is allowed. F=Frameset, T=Transitional and S=Strict.


Tag Reference In Alphabetical Order
Tag Name Description Function Associated Lesson DTD
<!--...--> Allows explanatory comments into our code. Basic HTML Intermediate Lesson 1 - What is XHTML? FTS
<!DOCTYPE> Tell browser version of HTML/XHTML we're using. Basic HTML Intermediate Lesson 1 - What is XHTML? FTS
<a> Define an anchor for links and hyperlinks. Links HTML Basic Lesson 8 - Links FTS
<abbr> Used to define an abbreviation in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<acronym> Used to define an acronym in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<address> Used to define an address in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<applet> Deprecated. Defines an embedded Java applet. Programming HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<area /> Defines clickable areas of a client-side image. Image HTML Advanced Lesson 3 - Interactive Images FTS
<b> Presentational. Used for making bold text. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<base /> Used to define a base URL for the links on a page. Links HTML Intermediate Lesson 5 - More About Links FTS
<basefont /> Deprecated. Specify font values in HTML document. Meta HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<bdo> Defines a birectional override for some text. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<big> Presentational. Used for defining a large text style. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<blockquote> Used to define long quotations in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<body> Specifies body element of HTML document. Structure HTML Basic Lesson 2 - Basic HTML Structure FTS
<br /> Used to define a line break in our HTML code. Basic HTML Basic Lesson 4 - Paragraphs and Line breaks FTS
<button> Defines a clickable button in our HTML code. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 6 - Advanced Forms FTS
<caption> Specifies a name for the table element in question. Tables HTML Advanced Lesson 5 - Advanced Tables FTS
<center> Deprecated. Used for centring text in HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<cite> Used to define a citation in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<code> Used to define text that looks like computer code. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<col /> Used to specify criteria for a table column. Tables HTML Advanced Lesson 5 - Advanced Tables FTS
<colgroup> Used to specify criteria for a group of columns. Tables HTML Advanced Lesson 5 - Advanced Tables FTS
<dd> Define a definition description. Lists HTML Intermediate Lesson 4 - Definition Lists FTS
<del> Used to define editorial deletions in some text. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<dfn> Used to define a definition term in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<dir> Deprecated. Used to define a directory list. Lists HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<div> Group HTML blocks together for styling with CSS. Structure HTML Intermediate Lesson 2 - More HTML Structure FTS
<dl> Used to define a definition list in our HTML code. Lists HTML Intermediate Lesson 4 - Definition Lists FTS
<dt> Define a definition term within a definition list Lists HTML Intermediate Lesson 4 - Definition Lists FTS
<em> Define text to be emphasised in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Basic Lesson 5 - Emphasising Text FTS
<fieldset> Used for grouping form elements together. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 6 - Advanced Forms FTS
<font> Deprecated. Specify font, font size and font colour. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<form> Used to define an anchor for links and hyperlinks Forms HTML Intermediate Lesson 7 - Getting To Grips With Forms FTS
<frame /> Frames. Define subwindow for another document. Frames HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid F
<frameset> Frames. Frameset to hold multiple documents. Frames HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid F
<h1> - <h6> Define the six HTML headings for use in our HTML Formatting HTML Basic Lesson 3 - Headings FTS
<head> Specifies head element of HTML document. Structure HTML Basic Lesson 2 - Basic HTML Structure FTS
<hr /> Used to define a horizontal rule in our HTML code. Basics HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<html> Specifies root element of HTML document. Structure HTML Basic Lesson 2 - Basic HTML Structure FTS
<i> Presentational. Define italic text in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<iframe> Define inline window to hold another document. Inline Frame HTML Advanced Lesson 7 - Inline Frames FT
<img /> Create area on page to hold the referenced image. Images HTML Basic Lesson 7 - Images FTS
<input /> Used to define an area of a form for user input. Forms HTML Intermediate Lesson 7 - Getting To Grips With Forms FTS
<ins> Used to define editorial insertions in our text. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<isindex /> Deprecated. Define single line input control prompt. Forms HTML Advanced Tutorials Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<kbd> Used to define keyboard text in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<label> Label for input, select or textarea form element. Forms HTML Intermediate Lesson 7 - Getting To Grips With Forms FTS
<legend> Used for defining a title for a fieldset element. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 6 - Advanced Forms FTS
<li> Define list item in an ordered or unordered list. Lists HTML Basic Lesson 6 - Ordered and Unordered Lists FTS
<link /> Link to external resource such as image/stylesheet. Import HTML Advanced Lesson 1 - Importing CSS and JavaScript FTS
<map> Define client-side image map with clickable areas. Images HTML Advanced Lesson 3 - Interactive Images FTS
<menu> Deprecated. Used for defining a menu list. Lists HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<meta /> Send metadata about data within our HTML file. Meta HTML Advanced Lesson 1 - Importing CSS and JavaScript FTS
<noframes> Frames. Content to render if frames unavailable. Frames HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid F
<noscript> Non script based rendering if JavaScript disabled. Programming HTML Advanced Lesson 1 - Importing CSS and JavaScript FTS
<object> Used to define an embedded object in our HTML. Programming HTML Advanced Lesson 4 - Embedded Objects FTS
<ol> Used to define an ordered list in our HTML code. Lists HTML Basic Lesson 6 - Ordered and Unordered Lists FTS
<optgroup> Define related option groups within select element. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 6 - Advanced Forms FTS
<option> Define a selectable option within a select element. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 6 - Advanced Forms FTS
<p> Create a paragraph of the enclosed content. Basic HTML Basic Lesson 4 - Paragraphs and Line breaks FTS
<param /> Define parameters for an embedded object. Programming HTML Advanced Lesson 4 - Embedded Objects FTS
<pre> Define preformatted text in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<q> Define a short inline quotation in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 2 - More Text Tags FTS
<s> Deprecated. Define a strike through text style. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<samp> Define text that looks like sample computer code. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS
<script> Define scripting language in HTML document. Programming HTML Advanced Lesson 1 - Importing CSS and JavaScript FTS
<select> Used to define a drop-down list for selection. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 6 - Advanced Forms FTS
<small> Presentational.Define a small text style. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<span> Group inline HTML together for styling with CSS. Structure HTML Intermediate Lesson 2 - More HTML Structure FTS
<strike> Deprecated. Used for making strike through text. Forms HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<strong> Define strongly emphasised text in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Basic Lesson 5 - Emphasising Text FTS
<style> Style information into our HTML documents. Style HTML Advanced Lesson 1 - Importing CSS and JavaScript FTS
<sub> Presentational. Used for defining subscript text. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<sup> Presentational. Used for defining superscript text. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<table> Used to define a table for displaying tabular data. Tables HTML Intermediate Lesson 6 - An Introduction To Tables FTS
<tbody> Define group body information within a table. Tables HTML Advanced Lesson 5 - Advanced Tables FTS
<td> Used to define a table cell within a table element. Tables HTML Intermediate Lesson 6 - An Introduction To Tables FTS
<textarea> Define a multiple line area for text input. Forms HTML Intermediate Lesson 7 - Getting To Grips With Forms FTS
<tfoot> Define group footer information within a table. Tables HTML Advanced Lesson 5 - Advanced Tables FTS
<th> Used to define a heading within a table element. Tables HTML Intermediate Lesson 6 - An Introduction To Tables FTS
<thead> Define group header information within a table. Tables HTML Advanced Lesson 5 - Advanced Tables FTS
<title> Defines the document title element of a HTML file. Meta HTML Basic Lesson 2 - Basic HTML Structure FTS
<tr> Used to define a row within a table element. Tables HTML Intermediate Lesson 6 - An Introduction To Tables FTS
<tt> Presentational. Define teletype/monospaced text. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FTS
<u> Deprecated. Underline text in our HTML code. Formatting HTML Advanced Lesson 9 - Tags To Avoid FT
<ul> Defines an unordered list in our HTML code. Lists HTML Basic Lesson 6 - Ordered and Unordered Lists FTS
<var> Define text that looks like a computer variable. Formatting HTML Intermediate Lesson 3 - Formatting Text FTS

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