HTML5 Tags

List of HTML Tags

Tags marked as Neware addition in HTML 5

 

 

HTML Tag Tag Description
<!--...-->   <!--...--> Defines a comment
<!DOCTYPE> !DOCTYPE tag Defines the document type
<a> <a> tag Defines a hyperlink
<abbr> <abbr> tag Defines an abbreviation
<acronym>old Not supported in HTML5. <acronym> Defines an acronym. HTML 5 does not support it
<address> <address> tag Defines contact information for the author/owner of a document
<applet>old Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. <applet> Defines an embedded applet. This tag is not supported in HTML5
<area> <area> Defines an area inside an image-map
<article>New <article> Defines an article
<aside>New <aside> Defines content aside from the page content
<audio>New <audio> Defines audio content
<b> <b> Defines bold text
<base> <base> Specifies the base URL/target for all relative URLs in a document
<basefont> Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01.<basefont> tag Specifies a default color, size, and font for all text in a document
<bdi>New <bdi> tag is new in HTML5. This tag seperates part of text that might be formatted in a different direction from other text outside it
<bdo> <bdo> tag Overrides the current text direction
<big>old Not supported in HTML5. <big> tag is used to define a big text
<blockquote> Defines a section that is quoted from another source
<body> Defines the document's body
<br> <br> is used to Define a single line break
<button> <button> tag is useful to Define a clickable button
<canvas>New <canvas> tag is Used to draw graphics, on the fly, via scripting (e.g use JavaScript to draw graphics)
<caption> <caption> tag is used to Define a table caption
<center>old Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. <center> tag defines centered text
<cite> <cite> Defines the title of a work
<code> <code> Defines a piece of computer code
<col> Specifies column properties for each column within a <colgroup> element
<colgroup> <colgroup> Specifies a group of one or more columns in a table for formatting
<command>New <command> tag Defines a command button
<datalist>New <datalist> Specifies a list of pre-defined options for input controls
<dd> Defines a description of an item in a definition list
<del> <dd> tag can define text that has been deleted from a document
<details>New <details> tag is used to define additional details that the user can view or hide
<dfn> <dfn>tag is used to Defines a definition term
<dir>old Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. <dir> tag Defines a directory list
<div> <div> is a common tag. It Defines a section in a HTML document
<dl> <dl> a definition list
<dt> <dt> tag Defines a term (an item) in a definition list
<em> <em> tag Define emphasized text
<embed>New <embed> Defines a container for an external (non-HTML) application
<fieldset> <fieldset> tag Groups related elements in a HTML form
<figcaption>New <figcaption> tag in HTML 5 defines a caption for a <figure> element
<figure>New <figure> tag in HTML5 Specifies self-contained content
<font>old Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. <font> tag Defines font, color, and size for text in HTML 4
<footer>New <footer> tag in HTML5 defines a footer element for a document or section
<form> <form> tag defines an HTML form for user input
<frame>old Not supported in HTML5. <frame> tag defines a window (a frame) in a frameset
<frameset>old Not supported in HTML5. <frameset> tag defines a set of frames
<h1> to <h6> <h1> to <h6> tag Defines HTML headings - Heading 1 to Heading 6.
<head> <head> tag Defines information about the document
<header>New <header> tag in HTML5 defines a header for a document or section. Similarly you can use footer tag to define footer.
<hgroup>New <hgroup> tag define groups heading (<h1> to <h6>) elements. Also see header, footer, heading tags.
<hr> <hr> tag defines a thematic change in the content
<html> <html> tag defines the root of an HTML document
<i> <i>Defines a part of text in an alternate voice or mood
<iframe> <iframe> tag Defines an inline frame in HTML document.
<img> <img> Defines an image in HTML document.
<input> <input>tag defines an input control
<ins> <ins> defines a text that has been inserted into a document
<kbd> <kbd> tag define keyboard input
<keygen>New <keygen> tag Defines a key-pair generator field (it is used in forms)
<label> <label> Defines a label for an <input> element
<legend> <legend> Defines a caption for a <fieldset>, < figure>, or <details> element
<li> <li> Defines a list item
<link> <link>tag Defines the relationship between a document and an external resource (most used to link to style sheets)
<map> <map> tag Defines a client-side image-map
<mark>New <mark> tag Describes marked/highlighted text
<menu> <menu>Describes a list/menu of commands
<meta> <meta> describes metadata about an HTML document
<meter>New <meter> describes a scalar measurement within a known range (a gauge)
<nav>New <nav> tag Describes navigation links
<noframes>old Not supported in HTML5.<noframes> tag Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames
<noscript> <noscript> tag Defines an alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts
<object> <object> tag Defines an embedded object
<ol> <ol> Defines an ordered list
<optgroup> <optgroup> tag Describe a group of related options in a drop-down list
<option> <option> tag in HTML Defines an option in a drop-down list
<output>New <output> tag in HTML5 defines the result of a calculation
<p> <p> tag in HTML defines a paragraph. Paragraph is very common tag to display text in HTML document.
<param> <param> in HTML Defines a parameter for an object
<pre> <pre> in HTML describe preformatted text
<progress>New <progress> tag is new in HTML5. This tag is used to deefine the task progress.
<q> <q> tag in HTML documennt describe a short quotation
<rp>New <rp> tag in new in HTML 5. It defines what to show in those browsers that do not support ruby annotations
<rt>New <rt> tag in HTML defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters (for East Asian typography)
<ruby>New <ruby> tag in HTML Defines a ruby annotation (for East Asian typography)
<s> <s> tag in HTML Defines text that is no longer correct
<samp> <samp> tag in HTML sample output from a computer program
<script> <script> tag in HTML document defines a client-side script
<section>New <section> tag in HTML defines a section in a document
<select> <select> tag defines a drop-down list
<small> <small> tag is used to make small text
<source>New <source> tag is used to defines multiple media resources for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
<span> <span>tag is used to defines a section in a document
<strike>old Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. <strike> tag make text strikethrough.
<strong> <strong> tag make a text in stron/important.
<style> <style> tag is used to define a style in HTML document.
<sub> <sub> tag is used to describe a subscripted text
<summary>New <summary> tag is used to define a heading for a <details> element
<sup> <sup> tag make a text superscripted text
<table> <table> tag is used to create a table
<tbody> <tbody> tag is used to groups body content in a table
<td> <td> tag is used to make a cell in a table.
<textarea> <textarea> tag make a multiline input control (input control of text area)
<tfoot> <tfoot> tag is used to Group the footer content into a table
<th> <th> tag makes a header cell in a table
<thead> <thead> is used to Group the header content in a table
<time>New Defines a date/time
<title> Defines a title for the document
<tr> Defines a row in a table
<track>New Defines text tracks for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
<tt>old Not supported in HTML5. Defines teletype text
<u> <u> tag is used to Defines text that should be stylistically different from normal text
<ul> <ul> tag is used to create an unordered list
<var> <var> tag is used to define a variable in HTML
<video>New <video> is used to display a video. You can use various properties to play, pause videos.
<wbr>New <wbr> is used to create a line-break

 

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