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HTML Tags List

Following is the complete list of HTML tags with the description which are arranged alphabetically.

Note: Here HTML Tags Listrepresents newly added Elements in HTML5.

HTML Tags by Alphabets


Tag name Description
<!-- --> This tag is used to apply comment in an HTML document.
<!DOCTYPE> This tag is used to specify the version of HTML
A
<a> It is termed as anchor tag and it creates a hyperlink or link.
<abbr> It defines an abbreviation for a phrase or longer word.
<acronym> It defines acronym for a word. (Not supported in HTML5)
<address> It defines the author's contact information of the HTML article
<applet> It defines an embedded Java applet. (Not supported in HTML5)
<area> It defines the area of an image map.
<article>HTML Tags List It defines the self-contained content.
<aside>HTML Tags List It defines content aside from main content. Mainly represented as sidebar.
<audio>HTML Tags List It is used to embed sound content in HTML document.
B
<b> It is used to make a text bold.
<base> This tag defines the base URL for all relative URL within the document.
<basefont> This tag is used to set default font, size and color for all elements of document. (Not supported in HTML5)
<bdi>HTML Tags List This tag is used to provide isolation for that part of text which may be formatted in different directions from its surrounding text.
<bdo> It is used to override the current text direction.
<big> This tag is used to make font size one level larger than its surrounding content. (Not supported in HTML5)
<blockquote> It is used to define a content which is taken from another source.
<body> It is used to define the body section of an HTML document.
<br> It is used to apply single line break.
<button> It is used to represent a clickable button
C
<canvas>HTML Tags List It is used to provide a graphics space within a web document.
<caption> It is used to define a caption for a table.
<center> It is used to align the content in center. (Not supported in HTML5)
<cite> It is used to define the title of the work, book, website, etc.
<code> It is used to display a part of programming code in an HTML document.
<col> It defines a column within a table which represent common properties of columns and used with the <colgroup> element.
<colgroup> It is used to define group of columns in a table.
D
<data>HTML Tags List It is used to link the content with the machine-readable translation.
<datalist>HTML Tags List It is used to provide a predefined list for input option.
<dd> It is used to provide definition/description of a term in description list.
<del> It defines a text which has been deleted from the document.
<details>HTML Tags List It defines additional details which user can either view or hide.
<dfn> It is used to indicate a term which is defined within a sentence/phrase.
<dialog>HTML Tags List It defines a dialog box or other interactive components.
<dir> It is used as container for directory list of files. (Not supported in HTML5)
<div> It defines a division or section within HTML document.
<dl> It is sued to define a description list.
<dt> It is used to define a term in description list.
E
<em> It is used to emphasis the content applied within this element.
<embed>HTML Tags List It is used as embedded container for external file/application/media, etc.
F
<fieldset> It is used to group related elements/labels within a web form.
<figcaption>HTML Tags List It is used to add a caption or explanation for the <figure> element.
<figure>HTML Tags List It is used to define the self-contained content, and s mostly refer as single unit.
<font> It defines the font, size, color, and face for the content. (Not supported in HTML5)
<footer>HTML Tags List It defines the footer section of a webpage.
<form> It is used to define an HTML form.
<frame> It defines a particular area of webpage which can contain another HTML file. (Not supported in HTML5)
<frameset> It defines group of Frames. (Not supported in HTML5)
H
<h1> to <h6> It defines headings for an HTML document from level 1 to level 6.
<head> It defines the head section of an HTML document.
<header>HTML Tags List It defines the header of a section or webpage.
<hr> It is used to apply thematic break between paragraph-level elements.
<html> It represents root of an HTML document.
I
<i> It is used to represent a text in some different voice.
<iframe> It defines an inline frame which can embed other content.
<img> It is used to insert an image within an HTML document.
<input> It defines an input field within an HTML form.
<ins> It represent text that has been inserted within an HTML document.
<isindex> It is used to display search string for current document. (Not supported in HTML5)
K
<kbd> It is used to define keyboard input.
L
<label> It defines a text label for the input field of form.
<legend> It defines a caption for content of <fieldset>
<li> It is used to represent items in list.
<link> It represents a relationship between current document and an external resource.
M
<main>HTML Tags List It represents the main content of an HTML document.
<map> It defines an image map with active areas.
<mark> HTML Tags List It represents a highlighted text.
<marquee> It is used to insert the scrolling text or an image either horizontally or vertically. (Not supported in HTML5)
<menu> It is used for creating a menu list of commands.
<meta> It defines metadata of an HTML document.
<meter>HTML Tags List It defines scalar measurement with known range or fractional value.
N
<nav>HTML Tags List It represents section of page to represent navigation links.
<noframes> It provides alternate content to represent in browser which does not support the <frame> elements. (Not supported in HTML5)
<noscript> It provides an alternative content if a script type is not supported in browser.
O
<object> It is used to embed an object in HTML file.
<ol> It defines an ordered list of items.
<optgroup> It is used to group the options of a drop-down list.
<option> It is used to define options or items in a drop-down list.
<output>HTML Tags List It is used as container element which can show result of a calculation.
P
<p> It represents a paragraph in an HTML document.
<param> It defines parameter for an <object> element
<picture>HTML Tags List It defines more than one source element and one image element.
<pre> It defines preformatted text in an HTML document.
<progress>HTML Tags List It defines the progress of a task within HTML document.
Q
<q> It defines short inline quotation.
R
<rp>HTML Tags List It defines an alternative content if browser does not supports ruby annotations.
<rt> It defines explanations and pronunciations in ruby annotations.
<ruby> It is used to represent ruby annotations.
S
<s> It render text which is no longer correct or relevant.
<samp> It is used to represent sample output of a computer program.
<script> It is used to declare the JavaScript within HTML document.
<section>HTML Tags List It defines a generic section for a document.
<select> It represents a control which provides a menu of options.
<small> It is used to make text font one size smaller than document?s base font size.
<source>HTML Tags List It defines multiple media recourses for different media element such as <picture>, <video>, and <audio> element.
<span> It is used for styling and grouping inline.
<strike> It is used to render strike through the text. (Not supported in HTML5)
<strong> It is used to define important text.
<style> It is used to contain style information for an HTML document.
<sub> It defines a text which displays as a subscript text.
<summary>HTML Tags List It defines summary which can be used with <details> tag.
<sup> It defines a text which represent as superscript text.
<svg> It is used as container of SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics).
T
<table> It is used to present data in tabular form or to create a table within HTML document.
<tbody> It represents the body content of an HTML table and used along with <thead> and <tfoot>.
<td> It is used to define cells of an HTML table which contains table data
<template> It is used to contain the client side content which will not display at time of page load and may render later using JavaScript.
<textarea> It is used to define multiple line input, such as comment, feedback, and review, etc.
<tfoot> It defines the footer content of an HTML table.
<th> It defines the head cell of an HTML table.
<thead> It defines the header of an HTML table. It is used along with <tbody> and <tfoot> tags.
<time>HTML Tags List It is used to define data/time within an HTML document.
<title> It defines the title or name of an HTML document.
<tr> It defines the row cells in an HTML table
<track> It is used to define text tracks for <audio> and <video> elements.
<tt> It is used to define teletype text. (Not supported in HTML5)
U
<u> It is used to render enclosed text with an underline.
<ul> It defines unordered list of items.
V
<var> It defines variable name used in mathematical or programming context.
<video>HTML Tags List It is used to embed a video content with an HTML document
W
<wbr>HTML Tags List It defines a position within text where break line is possible.
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