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In this article, we have provided the complete list of HTML Tags. Here you can download the HTML Tags List PDF using the direct download link.
HTML Tags List

HTML Tags List: In this article, we have provided the complete list of HTML Tags. Here you can download the HTML Tags List PDF using the direct download link given at the bottom of this article.

HTML Tags List

HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language, which is the most widely used language on the Web to develop web pages. HTML was created by Berners-Lee in 1991 but "HTML 2.0" was the first standard HTML specification which was published in 1995.

HTML 4.01 was a major version of HTML and it was published in 1999. Though HTML 4.01 version is widely used currently HTML-5 version whích is an extension to HTML 4.01, and this version was published in 2012.

HTML Tag

As told earlier, HTML is a markup language and makes use of various tags to format the content. These tags are enclosed within angle brackets <Tag Name>. Except few tags, most of the tags have their corresponding closing tags. For example <html> has its closing tag </html> and <body> tag has its closing tag </body> tag etc. HTML tags are not case sensitive; <b> means the same as <B>.

HTML Basic Tags

  • <html> </html> - Create an HTML document
  • <head> </head> - Sets off the title & other info that isn't displayed
  • <body> </body> - Sets off the visible portion of the document
  • <title> </title> - Puts name of the document in the title bar; when
  • bookmarking pages, this is what is bookmarked

HTML Body Attributes

  • <body bgcolor=?> - Sets background color, using name or hex value
  • <body text=?> - Sets text color, using name or hex value
  • <body link=?> - Sets color of links, using name or hex value
  • <body vlink=?> - Sets color of visited links, using name or hex value
  • <body alink=?> - Sets color of active links (while mouse-clicking)

HTML Text Tags

  • <pre> </pre> - Creates preformatted text
  • <h1> </h1> To <h6> </h6> - Creates headlines -- H1=largest, H6=smallest
  • <b> </b> - Creates bold text (should use <strong> instead)
  • <i> </i> - Creates italicized text (should use <em> instead)
  • <tt> </tt> - Creates typewriter-style text
  • <code> </code> - Used to define source code, usually monospace
  • <cite> </cite> - Creates a citation, usually processed in italics
  • <address> </address> - Creates address section, usually processed in italics
  • <em> </em> - Emphasizes a word (usually processed in italics)
  • <strong> </strong> - Emphasizes a word (usually processed in bold)
  • <font size=?> </font> - Sets size of font - 1 to 7 (should use CSS instead)
  • <font color=?> </font> - Sets font color (should use CSS instead)
  • <font face=?> </font> - Defines the font used (should use CSS instead)

HTML Links Tags

  • <a href="URL">clickable text</a> - Creates a hyperlink to a Uniform Resource Locator 
  • <a href="mailto:EMAIL_ADDRESS">clickable text</a> - Creates a hyperlink to an email address
  • <a name="NAME"> - Creates a target location within a document
  • <a href="#NAME">clickable text</a> - Creates a link to that target location

HTML Formatting Tags

  • <p> </p> - Creates a new paragraph
  • <br> - Insets a line break (carriage return)
  • <blockquote> </blockquote> - Puts content in a quote - indents text from both sides
  • <div> </div> - Used to format block content with CSS
  • <span> </span> - Used to format inline content with CSS

HTML Lists Tags

  • <ul> </ul> - Creates an unordered list
  • <ol start=?> </ol> - Creates an ordered list (start=xx, where xx is a counting number)
  • <li> </li> - Encompasses each list item
  • <dl> </dl> - Creates a definition list
  • <dt> - Precedes eachdefintion term
  • <dd> - Precedes eachdefintion

HTML Graphical Elements Tags

  • <hr> - Inserts a horizontal rule
  • <hr size=?> - Sets size (height) of horizontal rule
  • <hr width=?> - Sets width of rule (as a % or absolute pixel length)
  • <hr noshade> - Creates a horizontal rule without a shadow
  • <img src="URL" /> - Adds image; it is a separate file located at the URL
  • <img src="URL" align=?> - Aligns image left/right/center/bottom/top/middle (use CSS)
  • <img src="URL" border=?> - Sets size of border surrounding image (use CSS)
  • <img src="URL" height=?> - Sets height of image, in pixels
  • <img src="URL" width=?> - Sets width of image, in pixels
  • <img src="URL" alt=?> - Sets the alternate text for browsers that can't process images (required by the ADA)

HTML Forms Tags

  • <form> </form> - Defines a form
  • <select multiple name=? size=?> </select> - Creates a scrolling menu. Size sets the number of menu items visible before user needs to scroll.
  • <select name=?> </select> - Creates a pulldown menu
  • <option> - Sets off each menu item
  • <textarea name=? cols="x" rows="y"></textarea> - Creates a text box area. Columns set the width; rows set the height.
  • <input type="checkbox" name=? value=?> - Creates a checkbox.
  • <input type="checkbox" name=? value=? checked> - Creates a checkbox which is pre-checked.
  • <input type="radio" name=? value=?> - Creates a radio button.
  • <input type="radio" name=? value=? checked> - Creates a radio button which is pre-checked.
  • <input type="text" name=? size=?> - Creates a one-line text area. Size sets length, in characters.
  • <input type="submit" value=?> - Creates a submit button. Value sets the text in the submit button.
  • <input type="image" name=? src=? border=? alt=?> - Creates a submit button using an image. 
  • <input type="reset"> - Creates a reset button

HTML Tables Tags

  • <table> </table> - Creates a table
  • <tr> </tr> - Sets off each row in a table
  • <td> </td> - Sets off each cell in a row
  • <th> </th> - Sets off the table header (a normal cell with bold,
  • centered text

Table attributes (only use for email newsletters)

  • <table border=?> - Sets the width of the border around table cells
  • <table cellspacing=?> - Sets amount of space between table cells
  • <table cellpadding=?> - Sets amount of space between a cell's border and its contents
  • <table width=?> - Sets width of the table in pixels or as a percentage
  • <tr align=?> - Sets alignment for cells within the row (left/center/right)
  • <td align=?> - Sets alignment for cells (left/center/right)
  • <tr valign=?> - Sets vertical alignment for cells within the row
  • (top/middle/bottom)
  • <td valign=?> - Sets vertical alignment for cell (top/middle/bottom)
  • <td rowspan=?> - Sets number of rows a cell should span (default=1)
  • <td colspan=?> - Sets number of columns a cell should span
  • <td nowrap> - Prevents lines within a cell from being broken to fit

HTML5 Input Tag Attributes

  • <input type="email" name=?> - Sets a single-line textbox for email addresses 
  • <input type="url" name=?> - Sets a single-line textbox for URLs 
  • <input type="number" name=?> - Sets a single-line textbox for a number 
  • <input type="range" name=?> - Sets a single-line text box for a range of numbers 
  • <input type="date/month/week/time" name=?> - Sets a single-line text box with a calendar showing the date/month/week/time 
  • <input type="search" name=?> - Sets a single-line text box for searching 
  • <input type="color" name=?> - Sets a single-line text box for picking a color

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