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HTML tags for an emphasized item, which will appear as italic, bold, or in a different typestyle, depending on the browser used by the viewer. Usually it will be italic. See <STRONG>. . . </STRONG>.

<H1>
An HTML tag indicating a level one heading.

<H2>
An HTML tag indicating a level 2 heading.

<H3>
An HTML tag indicating a level 3 heading.

<H4>
An HTML tag indicating a level 4 heading.

<H5>
An HTML tag indicating a level 5 heading.

<H6>
An HTML tag indicating a level 6 heading.

<HEAD> . . . </HEAD
HTML tags that enclose the head of the HTML document.

<HR>
An HTML tag that makes a horizontal rule across the document.

<HREF>
Hypertext Reference. Used within a hypertext anchor to create a link to another HTML document. The format is <A HREF="http://documenturl.net/">hyperlink</A>.

<HTML> . . . </HTML
HTML tags that enclose the entire HTML document.

<I> . . . </I&g
HTML tags indicating italic text.

<IMG SRC=". . . &quo
HTML tags used to insert an image into a document. The URL for the image is inserted at ". . . ".

<IMG>
An HTML tag used to indicate the placement of an inline image.

<INPUT . . . >
An HTML tag for an object included in a form; for example, a field, a checkbox, or a radio button.

<ISINDEX>
An HTML attribute indicating a gateway script that allows searches.

<ISMAP>
An attribute of the HTML <IMG> tag which indicates the picture is an imagemap. The format is <IMG SRC="..." ISMAP>. If the picture is viewed with a browser and a point on the picture is selected with a mouse click, the coordinates of the selected spot will be communicated to a gateway script for processing. To the user, this means that a link will open which gives more details about that spot on the map.

<KBD> . . . </KBD&a
HTML tags indicating text to be typed in by the user, which usually appears as Courier type.

<LI>
HTML tag for an item in a list.

<LINK>
An HTML tag used to indicate the relationship between documents.

<LINK="color">
An HTML attribute used within the BODY tag to set the color of links that have not been followed. The format is <BODY LINK="color">.

<LISTING> . . . </L
HTML tags that indicate the material inside is to be defined as a computer listing, ignoring embedded tags.

<LOWSRC=”url”>
An HTML attribute used to display a preview of a picture as the page is loading. It is used within the <IMG SRC> tag; the format is <IMG SRC="url" LOWSRC="url">. The actual picture will display when the page is finished loading.

<MAP . . . > . . . <
HTML tags for a clickable map.

<MENU> . . . </MENU
HTML tags for a menu list.

<META . . .>
HTML tag that gives certain information to a browser or search engine. It is placed inside the HEAD tags, and may include keywords, copyright information, and other attributes.

<NAME>
In HTML, NAME defines an anchor on a page. The format is <A NAME= "xyz"> text or image</A>. To link to that anchor from the same page, use <A HREF=#xyz>text or image</A>.

<NOBR> . . . </NOBR
HTML tags meaning "no break"; the text inside will all appear on the same line.

<NOEMBED> . . . </N
HTML tags that provide an option to an embedded link for browsers that do not support the necessary plugin.

<NOFRAMES> . . . </
HTML tags surrounding content for browsers that do not support frames. It will not be read by a browser that does support frames.

<NOSCRIPT> . . . </
HTML tags that give an alternative to a JavaScript section of a page for browsers that do not support JavaScript.

<NOWRAP>
A HTML attribute used in a table that prevents the browser from wrapping the contents of a cell.

<OL> . . . </OL&
HTML tags for an ordered list. Each listed item will be numbered.

<OPTION . . . >
An HTML tag that indicates an item that can be selected from a list. See <SELECT> . . . </SELECT>.

<P> . . . </P&g
HTML tags that enclose a paragraph.

<PRE> . . . </PRE&a
HTML tags used to insert preformatted text into the document. The text within the tags will keep its format.

<Q> . . . </Q&g
HTML tags surrounding a short quotation.

<S> . . . </S&g
HTML tags indicating strike-through type.

<SELECT> . . . </SE
HTML tags used to create a menu or scrolling list of items to choose. See <OPTION>.

<SMALL> . . . </SMA
HTML tags that make the surrounded text small.

<SPACER>
An HTML tag used to insert empty space on a page. The attributes used with it specify whether it is horizontal or vertical or a block of space, and its size.

<STRONG> . . . </ST
HTML tag indicating very strong emphasis, which appears as bold in most browsers. See <EM> . . . </EM>.

<STYLE> . . . </STY
HTML tags that enclose a style sheet.

<SUB> . . . </SUB&a
HTML tags indicating subscript type.

<SUP> . . . </SUP&a
HTML tags indicating superscript type.

<TABLE . . . > . . . &
HTML tags that set up a table.

<TD . . . > . . . <
HTML tags that enclose each cell in a table.

<TEXT="color">
An HTML attribute used within the BODY tag to set the color of text. The format is <BODY TEXT="color">.

<TEXTAREA> . . . </
HTML tags that enclose a scrolling text field.

<TITLE> . . . </TIT
HTML tags enclosing the title of the document.

<TR . . . > . . . <
HTML tags that enclose each line in a table.

<TT> . . . </TT&
HTML tags indicating the use of typewriter font.


An HTML anchor which can have a link made to it. (Fill in the . . . with a name designation.)

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Anchors used in HTML.


An HTML tag, normally placed in the head of a document, used to indicate the name of the file in which the current document is stored.


An HTML tag that indicates the standard size of text on a page.


An HTML attribute used within the BODY tag to set the background color of the page. The format is <BODY BGCOLOR="color">.


An HTML tag that sets up a background sound to be played while the page is being viewed. The sound must be in a .WAV, .AU, or .MID format.

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HTML tags that make the enclosed text big.

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HTML tags that enclose a section of blinking text.

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HTML tags that set off a long quote or citation. The quote will be indented or set off from the regular text by some other method, depending upon the browser of the viewer.

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HTML tags that enclose the body of the HTML document.


HTML attribute used with a table to indicate a border is to be drawn. The size of the border is indicated as <BORDER=n>, where "n" is the number of pixels.


An HTML tag that creates a line break.

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HTML tags used to enclose a table caption.


An HTML attribute used with a table that indicates the spacing between the border of a table cell and its contents: <CELLPADDING=n>; "n" indicates the number of pixels.


An HTML attribute used with a table that indicates the spacing between cells of the table: <CELLSPACING=n>; "n" indicates the number of pixels.

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HTML tags that center a portion of text horizontally.

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HTML tags setting off a citation. The citation often appears in italic, depending on the browser of the viewer.

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HTML tags for machine code, which usually appear in Courier typeface.


An HTML attribute that allows the cell to go over one column: <COLSPAN=n>.

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HTML tags that set off a comment. Text between these tags will not show up in the browser.


HTML tag for the definition of a term in a definition list. See <DL> . . . </DL> and <DT>.

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HTML tags used to display a definition.

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HTML tags for a directory listing.

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HTML tags used to separate a logical division of a document such as a paragraph, header, etc.

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HTML tags for a definition or glossary list. See <DT> and <DD>.


HTML tag for a term in a definition list. See <DL> . . . </DL> and <DD>.


HTML tag for an embedded object; for example, a QuickTime movie or some other multimedia file.

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HTML tags used to describe the kind of type used in a file. Attributes such as size, color, and typeface are specified within the <FONT . . . > tag. The format is <FONT SIZE=n COLOR=color FACE=font1,font2, . . . >.


An HTML attribute that specifies color either by an RGB number or a color name: aqua, black, blue, fuchsia, gray, green, lime, maroon, navy, olive, purple, red, silver, teal, white or yellow. It is used within tags in the format <FONT COLOR="rrggbb">. These color specifications are also used for BGCOLOR and BORDERCOLOR.

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HTML tags used to indicate a form.


An HTML tag that defines a frame, within the FRAMESET tags. The attributes of NAME, SRC, MARGINHEIGHT, MARGINWIDTH, etc. are included here.


HTML tags that set up frames for a page. The attributes specifying columns, row, borders, etc. are within the <FRAMESET . . . > tag.

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HTML tags used to indicate parameters for a Java applet. They are placed inside the <APPLET> . . . </APPLET> tags.

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HTML tags designating a section of plain text.


An HTML attribute that indicates the relationship between the current document and a linked document. It appears within the anchor tag, as <A REL="x">, where "x" indicates the current document has the relationship of "x" with the linked document.


An HTML attribute that indicates the relationship between a linked document and the current document; the reverse of <REL>. If REV appears within the anchor tag, as <A REV="x">, then "x" indicates the linked document has the relationship of "x" with the current document.


An HTML attribute that allows the cell to go over one line: <ROWSPAN=n>.

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HTML tags indicating sample text, input or output. It will appear in a typewriter font. Used for computer status messages.

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HTML tags indicating an inline script.


An HTML attribute that indicates the url for an image or other object to be included on a page. It is used in the format <IMG SRC="url"> or <EMBED SRC="url">.

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HTML tags indicating strikeout text.

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HTML tags indicating the header cell in a table.

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HTML tags that indicate underlined text.

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HTML tags for an unordered list. Each listed item will be bulleted.


In HTML, a pointer used for a client-side imagemap, which indicates the URL of the imagemap. For example, <IMG SRC="map.gif" USEMAP="#map"> where "map" is the name of the map.


An HTML attribute that indicates the vertical alignment of an item, for example, a caption within a cell of a table. The vertical alignment can be top, middle, or bottom: <VALIGN=top|middle|bottom>.

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HTML tags indicating a variable or placeholder for some other value.


An HTML attribute used within the BODY tag to set the color of links that have been visited. The format is <BODY VLINK="color">.


An HTML tag indicating a word break. This will indicate where to start a new line if the browser needs to.


HTML tag for an example; the text will show up in a typewriter font.


An HTML tag that contains a comment within it. The text between will not show up in the browser.


An HTML link to another document or an anchor within the same document. (Fill in the . . . with a link designation.)

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HTML tags used for signatures or name and address of the document’s author. The text will show in italics or be set off by some other method, depending on the browser used to view it.


An HTML attribute which indicates right, left, justified, or center alignment. It is used within tags in the format ,

, etc.



An HTML attribute used within the BODY tag to indicate the color of a link while the user is clicking on it. The format is .


An HTML attribute that displays a block of text as an alternative to an image, for text-based browsers. It is used inside the tag; the format is text.

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HTML tags used to enclose a Java applet.


HTML tag which indicates an imagemap object or hotspot.

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HTML tags used to set off an author’s name.

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HTML tags indicating boldface text.


An HTML attribute used within the BODY tag to set the background of the page. The format is .


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