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Click on an Associated Lesson to see how the HTML Tag is used.

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

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