HTML Tag Reference - HTML Tag

Tag Description HTML5
comment Comment tag No
!DOCTYPE  Document type tag No
a Hyperlink tag No
abbr Abbreviation tag No
acronym Not supported in HTML5. Use abbr instead.
Acronym tag
address Mark contact information for the author No
applet Not supported in HTML5. Use object.
Applet tag
area Mark an area inside an image-map No
article Article tag Yes
aside Sidebar tag Yes
audio Mark sound content Yes
b Mark bold text No
base Set the base URL/target for all relative URLs No
basefont Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS.
Set a default color, size, and font for all text
bdi Mark text to be formatted in a different direction Yes
bdo Change the current text direction No
big Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS.
Mark big text
blockquote Block quotation tag No
body Document body tag No
br Line break tag No
button Input button tag No
canvas To draw graphics via JavaScript Yes
caption Table caption tag No
center Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS.
Mark centered text
cite Mark citation No
code Computer code tag No
col Column tag No
colgroup Column group tag No
datalist Pre-defined options for input elements Yes
dd Description data for description list No
del Mark text as deleted No
details Mark detailed information for user to view or hide Yes
dfn Definition term tag No
dialog Dialog tag Yes
dir Not supported in HTML5. Use ul instead.
Directory list tag
div Division tag No
dl Description list tag No
dt Description term list tag No
em Mark emphasized text No
embed Create a container for a non-HTML application Yes
fieldset Groups related elements in a form No
figcaption Figure caption tag Yes
figure Figure tag Yes
font Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS.
Mark font, color, and size for text
footer Footer section Yes
form HTML form tag No
frame Not supported in HTML5.
Mark a frame in a frameset
frameset Not supported in HTML5.
Mark a set of frames
h1 to h6 HTML headings from h1 to h6 No
head Mark meta information about the document No
header Mark a header for a document or section Yes
hgroup Mark a group of headings Yes
hr Add a new line No
html Root of an HTML document No
i Mark a text in italic No
iframe Create an inline frame No
img Image tag No
input Input control tag No
ins Mark inserted text No
kbd Mark keyboard input No
keygen Mark a key-pair generator field for forms Yes
label Mark a label for an input element No
legend Mark a caption for a fieldset No
li List item tag No
link Link document and with style sheets/Javascript files No
main Specifies the main content of a document Yes
map Mark a client-side image-map No
mark Mark marked/highlighted text Yes
menu Create a menu No
menuitem Mark a menu item Yes
meta Mark metadata for HTML document No
meter Mark a scalar measurement within a range Yes
nav Mark navigation links Yes
noframes Not supported in HTML5.
Create an alternate content for browsers that do not support frames
noscript Mark an alternate content for users that do not support Javascript No
object Mark an embedded object No
ol Ordered list tag No
optgroup Mark a option group for a drop-down list No
option Mark an option in a drop-down list No
output Mark the result of a calculation Yes
p Paragraph tag No
param Mark a parameter for an object No
pre Mark preformatted text No
progress Create a progress bar Yes
q Mark a short quotation No
rp Mark alternative content for ruby annotations Yes
rt Mark an pronunciation of characters for East Asian text Yes
ruby Mark a ruby annotation for East Asian text Yes
s Mark wrong text No
samp Mark sample output from a computer No
script Client-side script tag No
section Mark a section Yes
select Mark a for drop-down list No
small Mark smaller text No
source Mark multiple media resources for media elements for video and audio Yes
span Mark a inline section in a document No
strike Not supported in HTML5. Use del instead.
Mark strikethrough text
strong Mark important text No
style Mark style information for a document No
sub Mark subscripted text No
summary Mark a visible heading for a details element Yes
sup Mark superscripted text No
table Table tag No
tbody Mark the body content in a table No
td Mark a cell in a table No
textarea Mark a multiline text area No
tfoot Create the footer content in a table No
th Mark a header cell in a table No
thead Create the header content in a table No
time Mark a date/time Yes
title Mark a page title No
tr Mark a row in a table No
track Mark text tracks for media elements for video and audio Yes
tt Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS.
Mark teletype text
u Mark underline text No
ul Mark an unordered list No
var Mark a variable No
video Mark a video or movie Yes
wbr Mark a possible line-break Yes