A guide to web design

HTML Elements

Tag Description
<!--...--> Defines a comment
<!DOCTYPE>  Defines the document type
<a> Defines a hyperlink
<abbr> Defines an abbreviation
<address> Defines an address element
<area> Defines an area inside an image map
<article> Defines an article
<aside> Defines content aside from the page content
<audio> Defines sound content
<b> Defines bold text
<base> Defines a base URL for all the links in a page
<bdo> Defines the direction of text display
<blockquote> Defines a long quotation
<body> Defines the body element
<br> Inserts a single line break
<button> Defines a push button
<canvas> Defines graphics
<caption> Defines a table caption
<cite> Defines a citation
<code> Defines computer code text
<col> Defines attributes for table columns 
<colgroup> Defines groups of table columns
<command> Defines a command button
<datalist> Defines a dropdown list
<dd> Defines a definition description
<del> Defines deleted text
<details> Defines details of an element
<dfn> Defines a definition term
<div> Defines a section in a document
<dl> Defines a definition list
<dt> Defines a definition term
<em> Defines emphasized text 
<embed> Defines external interactive content or plugin
<fieldset> Defines a fieldset
<figcaption> New Defines the caption of a figure element
<figure> Defines a group of media content, and their caption
<footer> Defines a footer for a section or page
<form> Defines a form 
<h1> to <h6> Defines header 1 to header 6
<head> Defines information about the document
<header> Defines a header for a section or page
<hgroup> Defines information about a section in a document
<hr> Defines a horizontal rule
<html> Defines an html document
<i> Defines italic text
<iframe> Defines an inline sub window (frame)
<img> Defines an image
<input> Defines an input field
<ins> Defines inserted text
<keygen> Defines a generated key in a form
<kbd> Defines keyboard text
<label> Defines a label for a form control
<legend> Defines a title in a fieldset
<li> Defines a list item
<link> Defines a resource reference
<map> Defines an image map 
<mark> Defines marked text
<menu> Defines a menu list
<meta> Defines meta information
<meter> Defines measurement within a predefined range
<nav> Defines navigation links
<noscript> Defines a noscript section
<object> Defines an embedded object
<ol> Defines an ordered list
<optgroup> Defines an option group
<option> Defines an option in a drop-down list
<output> Defines some types of output
<p> Defines a paragraph
<param> Defines a parameter for an object
<pre> Defines preformatted text
<progress> Defines progress of a task of any kind
<q> Defines a short quotation
<rt> Defines explanation to ruby annotations.
<ruby> Defines ruby annotations
<s> Defines text that is no longer correct
<samp> Defines sample computer code
<script> Defines a script
<section> Defines a section
<select> Defines a selectable list
<small> Defines small text
<source> Defines media resources
<span> Defines a section in a document
<strike> Not supported in HTML5.
<strong> Defines strong text
<style> Defines a style definition
<sub> Defines subscripted text
<summary> Defines the header of a <detail> element
<sup> Defines superscripted text
<table> Defines a table
<tbody> Defines a table body
<td> Defines a table cell
<textarea> Defines a text area
<tfoot> Defines a table footer
<th> Defines a table header
<thead> Defines a table header
<time> Defines a date/time
<title> Defines the document title
<tr> Defines a table row
<ul> Defines an unordered list
<var> Defines a variable
<video> Defines a video
<wbr> Defines a possible line-break