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HTML5 Tags
2014-01-13 15:04:28
HTML5 tags w3schools
This is a complete list of HTML5 tags from w3schools reference area. Tags that are no longer supported are also in the list and given the alternate means of achieving the function.
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  1. <!--...-->
    Defines a comment
  2. <!DOCTYPE>
    Defines the document type
  3. <a>
    Defines a hyperlink
  4. <abbr>
    Defines an abbreviation
  5. <acronym>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use <abbr> instead.
    • Defines an acronym
  6. <address>
    Defines contact information for the author/owner of a document
  7. <applet>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use <object> instead.
    • Defines an embedded applet
  8. <area>
    Defines an area inside an image-map
  9. <article>
    NEW-Defines an article
  10. <aside>
    NEW-Defines content aside from the page content
  11. <audio>
    NEW-Defines sound content
  12. <b>
    Defines bold text
  13. <base>
    Specifies the base URL/target for all relative URLs in a document
  14. <basefont>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
    • Specifies a default color, size, and font for all text in a document
  15. <bdi>
    NEW-Isolates a part of text that might be formatted in a different direction from other text outside it
  16. <bdo>
    Overrides the current text direction
  17. <big>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
    • Defines big text
  18. <blockquote>
    Defines a section that is quoted from another source
  19. <body>
    Defines the document's body
  20. <br>
    Defines a single line break
  21. <button>
    Defines a clickable button
  22. <canvas>
    NEW-Used to draw graphics, on the fly, via scripting (usually JavaScript)
  23. <caption>
    Defines a table caption
  24. <center>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
    • Defines centered text
  25. <cite>
    Defines the title of a work
  26. <code>
    Defines a piece of computer code
  27. <col>
    Specifies column properties for each column within a <colgroup> element
  28. <colgroup>
    Specifies a group of one or more columns in a table for formatting
  29. <command>
    NEW-Defines a command button that a user can invoke
  30. <datalist>
    NEW-Specifies a list of pre-defined options for input controls
  31. <dd>
    Defines a description/value of a term in a description list
  32. <del>
    Defines text that has been deleted from a document
  33. <details>
    NEW-Defines additional details that the user can view or hide
  34. <dfn>
    DefinesĀ a definition term
  35. <dialog>
    NEW-Defines a dialog box or window
  36. <dir>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use <ul> instead.
    • Defines a directory list
  37. <div>
    Defines a section in a document
  38. <dl>
    Defines a description list
  39. <dt>
    Defines a term/name in a description list
  40. <em>
    Defines emphasized text
  41. <embed>
    NEW-Defines a container for an external (non-HTML) application
  42. <fieldset>
    Groups related elements in a form
  43. <figcaption>
    NEW-Defines a caption for a <figure> element
  44. <figure>
    NEW-Specifies self-contained content
  45. <font>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
    • Defines font, color, and size for text
  46. <footer>
    NEW-Defines a footer for a document or section
  47. <form>
    Defines an HTML form for user input
  48. <frame>
    • Not supported in HTML5.
    • Defines a window (a frame) in a frameset
  49. <frameset>
    • Not supported in HTML5.
    • Defines a set of frames
  50. <h1> to <h6>
    Defines HTML headings
  51. <head>
    Defines information about the document
  52. <header>
    NEW-Defines a header for a document or section
  53. <hr>
    Defines a thematic change in the content
  54. <html>
    Defines the root of an HTML document
  55. <i>
    Defines a part of text in an alternate voice or mood
  56. <iframe>
    Defines an inline frame
  57. <img>
    Defines an image
  58. <input>
    Defines an input control
  59. <ins>
    Defines a text that has been inserted into a document
  60. <kbd>
    Defines keyboard input
  61. <keygen>
    NEW-Defines a key-pair generator field (for forms)
  62. <label>
    Defines a labelĀ for an <input> element
  63. <legend>
    Defines a caption for a <fieldset> element
  64. <li>
    Defines a list item
  65. <link>
    Defines the relationship between a document and an external resource (most used to link to style sheets)
  66. <map>
    Defines a client-side image-map
  67. <mark>
    NEW-Defines marked/highlighted text
  68. <menu>
    Defines a list/menu of commands
  69. <meta>
    Defines metadata about an HTML document
  70. <meter>
    NEW-Defines a scalar measurement within a known range (a gauge)
  71. <nav>
    NEW-Defines navigation links
  72. <noframes>
    • Not supported in HTML5.
    • Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames
  73. <noscript>
    Defines an alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts
  74. <object>
    Defines an embedded object
  75. <ol>
    Defines an ordered list
  76. <optgroup>
    Defines a group of related options in a drop-down list
  77. <option>
    Defines an option in a drop-down list
  78. <output>
    NEW-Defines the result of a calculation
  79. <p>
    Defines a paragraph
  80. <param>
    Defines a parameter for an object
  81. <pre>
    Defines preformatted text
  82. <progress>
    NEW-Represents the progress of a task
  83. <q>
    Defines a short quotation
  84. <rp>
    NEW-Defines what to show in browsers that do not support ruby annotations
  85. <rt>
    NEW-Defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters (for East Asian typography)
  86. <ruby>
    NEW-Defines a ruby annotation (for East Asian typography)
  87. <s>
    Defines text that is no longer correct
  88. <samp>
    Defines sample output from a computer program
  89. <script>
    Defines a client-side script
  90. <section>
    NEW-Defines a section in a document
  91. <select>
    Defines a drop-down list
  92. <small>
    Defines smaller text
  93. <source>
    NEW-Defines multiple media resources for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
  94. <span>
    Defines a section in a document
  95. <strike>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use <del> instead.
    • Defines strikethrough text
  96. <strong>
    Defines important text
  97. <style>
    Defines style information for a document
  98. <sub>
    Defines subscripted text
  99. <summary>
    NEW-Defines a visible heading for a <details> element
  100. <sup>
    Defines superscripted text
  101. <table>
    Defines a table
  102. <tbody>
    Groups the body content in a table
  103. <td>
    Defines a cell in a table
  104. <textarea>
    Defines a multiline input control (text area)
  105. <tfoot>
    Groups the footer content in a table
  106. <th>
    Defines a header cell in a table
  107. <thead>
    Groups the header content in a table
  108. <time>
    NEW-Defines a date/time
  109. <title>
    Defines a title for the document
  110. <tr>
    Defines a row in a table
  111. <track>
    NEW-Defines text tracks for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
  112. <tt>
    • Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
    • Defines teletype text
  113. <u>
    Defines text that should be stylistically different from normal text
  114. <ul>
    Defines an unordered list
  115. <var>
    Defines a variable
  116. <video>
    NEW-Defines a video or movie
  117. <wbr>
    NEW-Defines a possible line-break

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