List of HTML Elements

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List of HTML Elements

The following is a comprehensive list of possible HTML elements, as listed in the HTML 4 index of elements, with a brief description of each.

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[a]

a 
anchor
abbr 
abbreviated form (e.g., WWW, HTTP, URI, etc.) (see also acronym)
acronym 
an acronym (e.g., WAC, radar, laser, etc.) (see also abbr)
address 
information on author
applet 
Java applet
area 
client-side image map area

[b]

b 
bold text style
base 
document base URI
basefont 
base font size
bdo 
I18N BiDi over-ride
big 
large text style
blockquote 
long quotation (see also q)
body 
document body
br 
forced line break
button 
push button

[c]

caption 
table caption
center 
shorthand for DIV align=center
cite 
citation
code 
computer code fragment
col 
table column
colgroup 
table column group

[d]

dd 
definition description
del 
deleted text
dfn 
instance definition
dir 
directory list
div 
generic language/style container
dl 
definition list
dt 
definition term

[e]

em 
emphasis

[f]

fieldset 
form control group
font-element|font 
local change to font
form 
interactive form
frame 
subwindow
frameset 
window subdivision

[g]

[h]

h1 
heading, level 1 (top level)
h2 
heading, level 2
h3 
heading, level 3
h4 
heading, level 4
h5 
heading, level 5
h6 
heading, level 6 (bottom level)
Hn 
The H1 through H6 elements are sometimes referred to collectively as Hn, where the "n" stands in for a digit
head 
document head
hr 
horizontal rule
html 
document root element

[i]

i 
italic text style
iframe 
inline subwindow
img 
Embedded image
input 
form control
ins 
inserted text
isindex 
single line prompt

[j]

[k]

kbd 
text to be entered by the user

[l]

label 
form field label text
legend 
fieldset legend
li 
list item
link 
a media-independent link

[m]

map 
client-side image map
menu 
menu list
meta 
generic metainformation

[n]

noframes 
alternate content container for non frame-based rendering
noscript 
alternate content container for non script-based rendering

[o]

object 
generic embedded object
ol 
ordered list
optgroup 
option group
option 
selectable choice

[p]

p 
paragraph
param 
named property value
pre 
preformatted text

[q]

q 
short inline quotation (see also blockquote])

[r]

[s]

s 
strike-through text style
samp 
sample program output, scripts, etc.
script 
script statements
select 
option selector
small 
small text style
span 
generic language/style container
strike 
strike-through text
strong 
strong emphasis
style 
style info
sub 
subscript
sup 
superscript

[t]

table 
A table
tbody 
table body
td 
table data cell
textarea 
multi-line text field
tfoot 
table footer
th 
table header cell
thead 
table header
title 
document title
tr 
table row
tt 
teletype or monospaced text style

[u]

u 
underlined text style
ul 
unordered list

[v]

var 
instance of a variable or program argument

[w]

[x]

[y]

[z]

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