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22 Tag Examples


HTML Basic Document
< html >
< head >      'content of head is not displayed in browser
< title ></ title >     'document name - is displayed in the browser title bar
</ head >
< body >      'content goes here and is displayed in the browser
</ body >
</ html >

Comments - anything between   <!--  and --> is treated as a comment.  Example:
<!-- Comment -->

Entities
<  less than   &lt;
>  greater than  &gt;
&  ampersand   &amp;
© copyright   & #169

Heading Elements
< h1 > large </ h1 >
< h2 > . . . </ h2 >
< h3 > . . . </ h3 >
< h4 > . . . </ h4 >
< h5 > . . . </ h5 >
< h6 > small </ h6 >

Text Elements
< p > This is a paragraph </ p >
< br > (line break)
< hr > (horizontal rule)
< pre > This text is preformatted </ pre >

Physical Styles
< b > This text is bold </ b >
< i > This text is italic </ i >

Logical Styles
< em > This text is emphasized </ em >
< strong > This text is strong </ strong >
< code > This is some computer code </ code >

Links (anchors)
< a href = " http://www.garybeene.com /" > This is a Link </ a >
< a href = " http://www.garybeene.com /" >< img src = "URL" alt = "Alternate Text" ></ a >
< a href = " mailto:someone@microsoft.com " > Send e-mail </ a >

Named anchors
< a name = "tips" > Useful Tips Section </ a >   'create an anchor
< a href = "#tips" > Jump to the Useful Tips Section </ a >  'link to the anchor

Graphical Elements   
< img src = "name" > Adds an image  
< img src = "name" align =? > Aligns an image: left, right, center; bottom, top, middle  
< img src = "name" border = 12 > Sets size of border around an image  
< hr > Inserts a horizontal rule  
< hr size = 5 > Sets size (height) of rule  
< hr width = 100 > Sets width of rule, in percentage or absolute value  
< hr noshade > Creates a rule without a shadow 

Unordered list
< ul >
< li > First item </ li >
< li > Next item </ li >
</ ul >

Ordered list
< ol >
< li > First item </ li >
< li > Next item </ li >
</ ol >

Definition list
< dl >
< dt > First term </ dt >
< dd > Definition </ dd >
< dt > Next term </ dt >
< dd > Definition </ dd >
</ dl >

Tables
< table border = "1" >
< tr >< th > someheader </ th >< th > someheader </ th ></ tr >
< tr >< td > sometext </ td >< td > sometext </ td ></ tr >
</ table >

Table Attributes   
< table border =# > Sets width of border around table cells  
< table cellspacing =# > Sets amount of space between table cells  
< table cellpadding =# > Sets amount of space between a cell's border and its contents  
< table width =# or % > Sets width of table - in pixels or as a percentage of document width  
< tr align =? > or < td align =? > Sets alignment for cell(s) (left, center, or right)  
< tr valign =? > or < td valign =? > Sets vertical alignment for cell(s) (top, middle, or bottom)  
< td colspan =# > Sets number of columns a cell should span  
< td rowspan =# > Sets number of rows a cell should span (default=1)  
< td nowra p > Prevents the lines within a cell from being broken to fit 

Frames
< frameset cols = "25%,75%" >   'pixels or percentage of width, also "rows="
  < frame src = "page1.htm" >
  < frame src = "page2.htm" >
  < noframes >
 ... content to display if browser does not support frames
  </ noframes >
</ frameset >

Frames Attributes   
< frame src = "URL" > Specifies which HTML document should be displayed  
< frame name = "name" > Names the frame, or region, so it may be targeted by other frames  
< frame marginwidth =# > Defines the left and right margins for the frame; must be equal to or greater than 1  
< frame marginheight =# > Defines the top and bottom margins for the frame; must be equal to or greater than 1  
< frame scrolling =VALUE > Sets whether the frame has a scrollbar; value may equal "yes," "no," or "auto." The default, as in ordinary documents, is auto.  
< frame noresize > Prevents the user from resizing a frame  
  
Forms
< form action = " http://www.somewhere.com/somepage.asp " method = "post/get" >
< input type = "text" name = "lastname" value = "Nixon" size = "30" maxlength = "50" >
< input type = "password" >
< input type = "checkbox" checked = "checked" >
< input type = "radio" checked = "checked" >
< input type = "submit" >
< input type = "reset" >
< input type = "hidden" >
< select >
< option > Apples
< option selected > Bananas
< option > Cherries
</ select >
< textarea name = "Comment" rows = "60" cols = "20" ></ textarea >
</ form >