Html Tags and Their Uses

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Tags| Description • Meaning • Definition|
<a>| ANCHOR tag creates <a href="http://www.fillster.com">link</a> to other internet location, or file.| <abbr>| ABBREVIATION tags indicate interpretation of the meaning to the browsers and search engines for such as kind of abbreviations as "Inc.", "etc.".| <acronym>| ACRONYM tags defines an acronym, like; <acronym title="World Wide Web">WWW</acronym>.| <address>| ADDRESS tags are used to identify the author's contact information for a section or a document.| <applet>| APPLET element tags are used to embed and invoke a Java application within an HTML page.| <area>| AREA tag defines a section of an image.|

<b>| BOLD tag is specifying <b>bold section</b> within the text document.| <base>| BASE tag defines information regarding to the links on the page.| <basefont>| BASEFONT tags defines changes of all text appearance on the web page.| <bdo>| BDO tag is specifying the direction of text display by overwriting the default value from Left to Right. <bdo dir="rtl">Right to Left</bdo>| <bgsound>| BGSOUND tag is defining a background sound for a webpage.

<html>
  <head>
    <bgsound src="JingleBells.wav" loop="3">
  </head>
  <body>
  </body>
</html>

Demo • Example|
<big>| BIG tag makes the <big>text larger</big> then the rest of the text.| <blockquote>| BLOCKQUOTE tags<blockquote>separate a section</blockquote>of text from the surrounding text.| <blink>| BLINK tags defines text to <blink>blink</blink> repeatedly. Internet Explorer doesn't support this tag yet.| <body>| <html>

  <head>
  </head>
  <body>
      Body tags identify the content of a web page.
  </body>
</html>|
<br>| Line Break tag is specifying<br>
a new line|
<button>| BUTTON tag is used to create a <button type="button">Push Button</button>  Push Button| <caption>| <table>
  <caption>CAPTION tag adds a caption to a table.</caption>     <tr>
      <td>
      </td>
    </tr>
</table>|
<center>| <center>CENTER tags center text, images, etc.</center>| <cite>| <cite>CITE tags defines a citation and displaying in italics.</cite>| <code>| CODE tags are used for example, to indicate a code of the current <code>htmltags.html</code> page.| <col>| COL tags are used to define column properties for table columns.

<table>
  <colgroup span="2">
    <col width="60" align="left"></col>
    <col width="80" align="center"></col>
  </colgroup>
  <tr>
    <td>1st Column</td>
    <td>2nd Column</td>
  </tr>
</table>|
<colgroup>| COLGROUP tags are used to define groups of table columns.

<table>
  <colgroup span="2">
    <col width="60" align="left"></col>
    <col width="80" align="center"></col>
  </colgroup>
  <tr>
    <td>1st Column</td>
    <td>2nd Column</td>
  </tr>
</table>|
<dd>| DD tag defines a definition description.

<dl>
  <dt>NASA</dt>
    <dd>National Aeronautics and Space Administration</dd>   <dt>MBA</dt>
    <dd>Master of Business Administration</dd> </dl>|
<dfn>| DFN tags emphasize definition, for example; <dfn>PC</dfn>: Personal Computer.| <del>| DEL tag indicates <del></del>|
<dir>| DIR tags define directory lists.

<dir>
  <li>First</li>
  <li>Second</li>
  <li>Third</li>...
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