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HTML Phrase tag

The HTML phrase tags are special purpose tags, which defines the structural meaning of a block of text or semantics of text. Following is the list of phrase tags, some of which we have already discussed in HTML formatting.

  • Abbreviation tag : <abbr>
  • Acronym tag: <acronym> (not supported in HTML5)
  • Marked tag: <mark>
  • Strong tag: <strong>
  • Emphasized tag : <em>
  • Definition tag: <dfn>
  • Quoting tag: <blockquote>
  • Short quote tag : <q>
  • Code tag: <code>
  • Keyboard tag: <kbd>
  • Address tag: <address>

1. Text Abbreviation tag

This tag is used to abbreviate a text. To abbreviate a text, write text between <abbr> and </abbr> tag.

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2. Marked tag:

The content written between <mark> and </mark> tag will show as yellow mark on browser. This tag is used to highlight a particular text.

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3. Strong text:

This tag is used to display the important text of the content. The text written between <strong> and </strong> will be displayed as important text.

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4. Emphasized text

This tag is used to emphasize the text, and displayed the text in italic form. The text written between <em> and </em> tag will italicized the text.

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5. Definition tag:

When you use the <dfn> and </dfn> tags, it allow to specify the keyword of the content. Following is the example to show how to definition element.

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6. Quoting text:

The HTML <blockquote> element shows that the enclosed content is quoted from another source. The Source URL can be given using the cite attribute, and text representation of source can display using <cite> ..... </cite>element.

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7. Short Quotations:

An HTML <q> ....... </q> element defines a short quotation. If you will put any content between <q> ....... </q>, then it will enclose the text in double quotes.

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8. Code tags

The HTML <code> </code> element is used to display the part of computer code. It will display the content in monospaced font.

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HTML Phrase tag

9. Keyboard Tag

In HTML the keyboard tag, <kbd>, indicates that a section of content is a user input from keyboard.

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10. Address tag

An HTML <address> tag defines the contact information about the author of the content. The content written between <address> and </address> tag, then it will be displayed in italic font.

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