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HTML Tags

Complete list of HTML tags with description and examples.

<!--...-->

HTML Tag <!--...-->

The comment tag is used to insert a comment in the source code.

<!DOCTYPE>

HTML Tag <!DOCTYPE>

document type

<a>

HTML Tag <a>

an anchor

<abbr>

HTML Tag <abbr>

abbreviation

<acronym>

HTML Tag <acronym>

acronym

<address>

HTML Tag <address>

contact information for the author/owner of a document

<applet>

HTML Tag <applet>

embedded applet

<area />

HTML Tag <area />

area inside an image-map

<b>

HTML Tag <b>

bold text

<base />

HTML Tag <base />

default address or a default target for all links on a page

<basefont />

HTML Tag <basefont />

default font, color, or size for the text in a page

<bdo>

HTML Tag <bdo>

text direction

<big>

HTML Tag <big>

big text

<blockquote>

HTML Tag <blockquote>

long quotation

<body>

HTML Tag <body>

document's body

<br />

HTML Tag <br />

single line break

<button>

HTML Tag <button>

push button

<caption>

HTML Tag <caption>

table caption

<center>

HTML Tag <center>

centered text

<cite>

HTML Tag <cite>

citation

<code>

HTML Tag <code>

computer code text

<col>

HTML Tag <col>

attribute values for one or more columns in a table

<colgroup>

HTML Tag <colgroup>

group of columns in a table for formatting

<dd>

HTML Tag <dd>

description of a term in a definition list

<del>

HTML Tag <del>

deleted text

<dir>

HTML Tag <dir>

directory list

<div>

HTML Tag <div>

section in a document

<dfn>

HTML Tag <dfn>

definition term

<dl>

HTML Tag <dl>

definition list

<dt>

HTML Tag <dt>

term (an item) in a definition list

<em>

HTML Tag <em>

emphasized text

<fieldset>

HTML Tag <fieldset>

border around elements in a form

<font>

HTML Tag <font>

font, color, and size for text

<form>

HTML Tag <form>

HTML form for user input

<frame />

HTML Tag <frame />

window (a frame) in a frameset

<frameset>

HTML Tag <frameset>

set of frames

<h1> to <h6>

HTML Tag <h1> to <h6>

HTML headings

<head>

HTML Tag <head>

information about the document

<hr />

HTML Tag <hr />

a horizontal line

<html>

HTML Tag <html>

HTML document

<i>

HTML Tag <i>

italic text

<iframe>

HTML Tag <iframe>

inline frame

<img />

HTML Tag <img />

image

<input />

HTML Tag <input />

input control

<ins>

HTML Tag <ins>

inserted text

<isindex>

HTML Tag <isindex>

searchable index related to a document

<kbd>

HTML Tag <kbd>

keyboard text

<label>

HTML Tag <label>

label for an input element

<legend>

HTML Tag <legend>

caption for a fieldset element

<li>

HTML Tag <li>

list item

<link />

HTML Tag <link />

relationship between a document and an external resource

<map>

HTML Tag <map>

Defines an image-map

<menu>

HTML Tag <menu>

menu list

<meta />

HTML Tag <meta />

metadata about an HTML document

<noframes>

HTML Tag <noframes>

alternate content for users that do not support frames

<noscript>

HTML Tag <noscript>

alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts

<object>

HTML Tag <object>

embedded object

<ol>

HTML Tag <ol>

ordered list

<optgroup>

HTML Tag <optgroup>

group of related options in a select list

<option>

HTML Tag <option>

option in a select list

<p>

HTML Tag <p>

paragraph

<param>

HTML Tag <param>

parameter for an object

<pre>

HTML Tag <pre>

preformatted text

<q>

HTML Tag <q>

short quotation

<s>

HTML Tag <s>

strikethrough text

<samp>

HTML Tag <samp>

sample computer code

<script>

HTML Tag <script>

client-side script

<select>

HTML Tag <select>

select list (drop-down list)

<small>

HTML Tag <small>

small text

<span>

HTML Tag <span>

section in a document

<strike>

HTML Tag <strike>

strikethrough text

<strong>

HTML Tag <strong>

strong text

<style>

HTML Tag <style>

style information for a document

<sub>

HTML Tag <sub>

subscripted text

<sup>

HTML Tag <sup>

superscripted text

<table>

HTML Tag <table>

table

<tbody>

HTML Tag <tbody>

Groups the body content in a table

<td>

HTML Tag <td>

cell in a table

<textarea>

HTML Tag <textarea>

multi-line text input control

<tfoot>

HTML Tag <tfoot>

Groups the footer content in a table

<th>

HTML Tag <th>

header cell in a table

<thead>

HTML Tag <thead>

Groups the header content in a table

<title>

HTML Tag <title>

title of a document

<tr>

HTML Tag <tr>

row in a table

<tt>

HTML Tag <tt>

teletype text

<u>

HTML Tag <u>

underlined text

<ul>

HTML Tag <ul>

unordered list

<var>

HTML Tag <var>

variable part of a text

<xmp>

HTML Tag <xmp>

preformatted text

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