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In [[HTML]], [[XHTML]], and [[XML]], an "element" is a recognized keyword in the markup vocabulary.  Elements are commonly referred to as "tags."  Some common elements include:
 
In [[HTML]], [[XHTML]], and [[XML]], an "element" is a recognized keyword in the markup vocabulary.  Elements are commonly referred to as "tags."  Some common elements include:
  
* <html>
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* <html>, the root element of all HTML documents
* <p>
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* <p>, a paragraph
* <em>
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* <em>, an ''emphisis''
  
 
Most elements, but not all, have a list of [[Attributes|attributes]] which contain extra information governing the behavior of the element.
 
Most elements, but not all, have a list of [[Attributes|attributes]] which contain extra information governing the behavior of the element.

Latest revision as of 14:39, 30 June 2007

Element

Definition

In HTML, XHTML, and XML, an "element" is a recognized keyword in the markup vocabulary. Elements are commonly referred to as "tags." Some common elements include:

  • <html>, the root element of all HTML documents
  • <p>, a paragraph
  • <em>, an emphisis

Most elements, but not all, have a list of attributes which contain extra information governing the behavior of the element.