HTML Tags

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<body background=path> Puts an image tiled as a background.<body bgcolor=hex codes>Allows the web page writer to change the background color of the page.<body text=hex codes>Allows...
August 6, 2010
<html> </html> These tell the browser this page is in Hypertext Markup Language.<title> </title> Places the title of the page in the menu bar.<head> </head>...
August 6, 2010
<h1> </h1> This is a sample of h1 text. <h2> </h2> This is a sample of h2 text. <h3> </h3> This is a sample of h3 text. <h4> </h4> This is a sample...
August 6, 2010
<i> This is a sample of italics writing. </i><b> This is bold writing. </b><strong> This is a sample of the tag strong. </strong><tt> This is typewriter text...
August 6, 2010
<img src=path> Includes an inline image.<img border=#pixels src=path> Specifies how wide a border is around a picture.<img src=path align=top | middle | bottom | left | right |...
August 6, 2010
<a href=path> Includes a clickable link to another page.<a href=mail to:email address> Mail an e-mail message to the person specified in the address portion of the tag.</a><a...
August 6, 2010
Unordered list. <ul> <li> </ul>   <li> before each item in the list.Unordered compact list. <ul compact> </ul>Type of marking for the whole list. <ul...
August 6, 2010
Comment. <!-- *** -->   Not displayed by browser.HTML 3.2 Prologue. <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN">Indicates a searchable index. <isindex>Text to prompt...
August 6, 2010
<center> This is an example of the tag.</center>The following is a sample of the tag <p>. This tag acts as if you were typing in two returns.The <br> tag tells the browser...
August 6, 2010
This is a sample of <cite> text. <code>This tag allows you to use html commands in the page. </code> This is a sample of the <blockquote> tag. This tag allows you to...
August 6, 2010
General form for special characters.   &#?;   where ? is the ISO 8859-1 code.<       &lt;>       &gt;&       &amp...
August 6, 2010
Define a form. <form action="URL" method= get | post> </form>File upload. <form enctype="multipart/form-data"> </form>Input field. <input type= text | password |...
August 6, 2010
Frame document. <frameset> </frameset>   Instead of <body>.Row heights. <frameset rows=,,,> </frameset>   In pixels or %.Row heights. <frameset rows...
August 6, 2010
Applet. <applet> </applet>Applet file name. <applet code=***>Parameters for the applet. <applet param name=***>Applet codebase. <applet codebase=URL>Applet...
August 6, 2010
Define a table. <table> </table>Border for the table. <table border=?> </table>Cell spacing. <table cellspacing=?>Cell padding. <table cellpadding=?>Width of...
August 6, 2010
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