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CHAPTER EIGHT

HTML Elements

This is an extra Chapter, so its just been added to the end of the book and may not follow on, but it will be very handy.

 

As you are aware from reading my book, all HTML elements are surrounded like this <HTML> and most end </HTML> with the content in the middle. Well to help you I’m going to list the most useful element, in fact the only elements you should ever really need when doing HTML.

 

Here they are:

 

Name: A

Description: anchor

 

Name: ABBR

Description: abbreviated form (e.g., WWW, HTTP, etc.)

 

Name: ACRONYM

Description:

 

Name: ADDRESS

Description: information on author

 

Name: APPLET

Description: Java applet

 

Name: AREA

Description: client-side image map area

 

Name: B

Description: bold text style

 

Name: BASE

Description: document base URI

 

Name: BASEFONT

Description: base font size

 

Name: BDO

Description: I18N BiDi over-ride

 

Name: BIG

Description: large text style

 

Name: BLOCKQUOTE

Description: long quotation

 

Name: BODY

Description: document body

 

Name: BR

Description: forced line break

 

Name: BUTTON

Description: push button

 

Name: CAPTION

Description: table caption

 

Name: CENTER

Description: shorthand for DIV align=center

 

Name: CITE

Description: citation

 

Name: CODE

Description: computer code fragment

 

Name: COL

Description: table column

 

Name: COLGROUP

Description: table column group

 

Name: DD

Description: definition description

 

Name: DEL

Description: deleted text

 

Name: DFN

Description: instance definition

 

Name: DIR

Description: directory list

 

Name: DIV

Description: generic language/style container

 

Name: DL

Description: definition list

 

Name: DT

Description: definition term

 

Name: EM

Description: emphasis

 

Name: FIELDSET

Description: form control group

 

Name: FONT

Description: local change to font

 

Name: FORM

Description: interactive form

 

Name: FRAME

Description: subwindow

 

Name: FRAMESET

Description: window subdivision

 

Name: H1

Description: heading

 

Name: H2

Description: heading

 

Name: H3

Description: heading

 

Name: H4

Description: heading

 

Name: H5

Description: heading

 

Name: H6

Description: heading

 

Name: HEAD

Description: document head

 

Name: HR

Description: horizontal rule

 

Name: HTML

Description: document root element

 

Name: I

Description: italic text style

 

Name: IFRAME

Description: inline subwindow

 

Name: IMG

Description: Embedded image

 

Name: INPUT

Description: form control

 

Name: INS

Description: inserted text

 

Name: ISINDEX

Description: single line prompt

 

Name: KBD

Description: text to be entered by the user

 

Name: LABEL

Description: form field label text

 

Name: LEGEND

Description: fieldset legend

 

Name: LI

Description: list item

 

Name: LINK

Description: a media-independent link

 

Name: MAP

Description: client-side image map

 

Name: MENU

Description: menu list

 

Name: META

Description: generic metainformation

 

Name: NOFRAMES

Description: alternate content container for non frame-based rendering

 

Name: NOSCRIPT

Description: alternate content container for non script-based rendering

 

Name: OBJECT

Description: generic embedded object

 

Name: OL

Description: ordered list

 

Name: OPTGROUP

Description: option group

 

Name: OPTION

Description: selectable choice

 

Name: P

Description: paragraph

 

Name: PARAM

Description: named property value

 

Name: PRE

Description: preformatted text

 

Name: Q

Description: short inline quotation

 

Name: S

Description: strike-through text style

 

Name: SAMP

Description: sample program output, scripts, etc.

 

Name: SCRIPT

Description: script statements

 

Name: SELECT

Description: option selector

 

Name: SMALL

Description: small text style

 

Name: SPAN

Description: generic language/style container

 

Name: STRIKE

Description: strike-through text

 

Name: STRONG

Description: strong emphasis

 

Name: STYLE

Description: style info

 

Name: SUB

Description: subscript

 

Name: SUP

Description: superscript

 

Name: TABLE

Description:

 

Name: TBODY

Description: table body

 

Name: TD

Description: table data cell

 

Name: TEXTAREA

Description: multi-line text field

 

Name: TFOOT

Description: table footer

 

Name: TH

Description: table header cell

 

Name: THEAD

Description: table header

 

Name: TITLE

Description: document title

 

Name: TR

Description: table row

 

Name: TT

Description: teletype or monospaced text style

 

Name: U

Description: underlined text style

 

Name: UL

Description: unordered list

 

Name: VAR

Description: instance of a variable or program argument

 

I will be providing an auto complete shortcut to these elements soon, so please check back often.

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