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HTML5 Tags

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HTML5 Tags

The following are the list of tags available in HTML5.

AttributeExplanation
<!--comment--> Add comments in the HTML code.
<!DOCTYPE html> Helps the browser to determine which version your html file belongs.
<a> Defines a hyperlink.
<abbr> Defines an abbreviation or acronym.
<address> Defines the contact information for the author/organisation relevant to the current site, document or an article.
<area> Defines a clickable region on an image-map.
<article> Specifies a self-contained piece of independent content in a page, which is intended to be distributable or reusable to other websites and platforms as a stand-alone unit.
<aside> Defines a portion of a document whose content is only indirectly related to the document's main content.
<audio> Adds audio files to an HTML document.
<b> Make the enclosed text to appear bold, without any extra importance.
<base> Specifies the base URL to use for all relative URLs contained within a document.
<bdi> Isolates a part of text from its surroundings for the purposes of bidirectional text formatting.
<bdo> Overrides the current directionality of text.
<blockquote> Indicates long quotations.
<body> Represents the content of an HTML document.
<br> Inserts a line break in text.
<button> Create a clickable HTML button.
<canvas> Draws graphics via JavaScript.
<caption> Defines a caption to an HTML table.
<cite> Defines the title of a work.
<code> Indicates a piece of computer code.
<col> Specifies a column within a table.
<colgroup> Specifies a group of columns within a table.
<data> Links a given content with a machine-readable translation.
<datalist> Specifies a list of <option> elements that is used as an autocompletion values for an associated <input> element.
<dd> Describes about the preceding term (<dt>) in the description list (<dl>).
<del> Specifies a range of text that has been deleted from a document.
<details> Represents additional details that the user can view or hide on demand.
<dfn> Indicates a definition of the term.
<dialog> Specifies a dialog box or window.
<div> Defines a section of a HTML document.
<dl> Specifies a description list.
<dt> Specifies a term in a description or definition list.
<em> Renders text as emphasized text.
<embed> Adds an external application or interactive content such as Flash-based object into an HTML.
<fieldset> Used to group related fields in an HTML form.
<figcaption> Defines a caption for a <figure> element.
<figure> Specifies self-contained content related to the main content, such as an image, table, list, chart, etc.
<footer> Defines the footer of an HTML document or nearest section.
<form> Creates an HTML form for user input.
<h1> to <h6> Specifies the HTML headings.
<head> A container to hold lots of metadata information about the content of the page.
<header> Contains the introductory contents or navigational links.
<hr> Defines a thematic break between paragraph-level elements.
<html> Tells the browser to treat this file as as HTML document.
<i> Specifies the text in an alternate voice or mood, or otherwise offset from the normal prose.
<iframe> Embeds another document into the current HTML document.
<img> Adds an image into a document.
<input> Creates form fields that accept single-line user input.
<ins> Specifies a range of text that has been added to a document.
<kbd> Indicates the text to be entered by the user.
<label> Defines a caption for a <button>, <input>, <meter>, <output>, <progress>, <select>, or <textarea> element.
<legend> Specifies a caption for the content of its parent <fieldset>.
<li> Defines a list item.
<link> Defines a relationship between an HTML document and an external resources (CSS stylesheets).
<main> Defines the main content of the <body> of a document.
<map> Contains one or more <area> elements to define an image-map.
<mark> Used to mark or highlight the relevant text in the content.
<meta> Adds machine-readable information to an HTML document.
<meter> Specifies either a scalar value within a known range or a fractional value.
<nav> Specifies a section of a page whose purpose is to provide navigation links.
<noscript> Provides alternative content for user who disabled scripts in their browser or or have a browsers that don't support script.
<object> Embeds an object in an HTML document.
<ol> Defines an ordered list of items.
<optgroup> Create a group of options within a <select> element.
<option> Define an item contained in the <select> tag, an <optgroup> tag, or a <datalist> tag.
<output> Represents the result of a calculation or the outcome of a user action.
<p> Defines a paragraph.
<param> Defines parameters for an <object> element.
<picture> Provides versions of an image for different display/device scenarios.
<pre> Represents preformatted text.
<progress> Displays an indicator showing the completion progress of a task.
<q> Defines a short inline quotation.
<rb> Delimits the base text component of a <ruby> annotation i.e., The <rb> element is used to separate out each segment of the ruby base text.
<rp> Provides fall-back parentheses for browsers that do not support display of ruby annotations using the <ruby> element.
<rt> Specifies the ruby text component of a ruby annotation, which is used to provide pronunciation, translation, or transliteration information for East Asian typography.
<rtc> Marks a ruby text container for ruby text components in a ruby annotation.
<ruby> Specifies a ruby annotation.
<s> Specifies text that are no longer relevant or no longer accurate.
<samp> Represents sample output from a computer program.
<script> Adds JavaScript code in an HTML document.
<section> Defines sections in a document.
<select> Specifies a drop-down that provides a menu of options.
<small> Defines smaller text.
<source> Specifies multiple media resources for the <audio>, the <video> element, or the <picture> element.
<span> Groups inline-elements in a document.
<strong> Indicates that its content is very important.
<style> Add CSS style rules to an HTML document.
<sub> Defines subscript text. For example, CO2, H2O, etc.
<summary> Specifies a summary for a <details> element. The summary can be clicked to view/hide the details.
<sup> Defines superscript text. For example, 52, 3rd, etc.
<svg> Used as a container for SVG graphics.
<table> Specifies an HTML table.
<tbody> Specifies a body content in an HTML table.
<td> Specifies a data cell in an HTML table.
<template> Holds the HTML content hidden from the browser.
<textarea> Defines a multi-line plain-text editing control.
<tfoot> Specifies a footer content in an HTML table.
<th> Specifies a header cell in an HTML table.
<thead> Specifies a header content in an HTML table.
<time> Defines a human-readable specific period in time.
<title> Specifies the title of a web page.
<tr> Specifies a row in an HTML table.
<track> Used as a child of an <audio> or <video> element to specify timed text tracks, for example to automatically handle subtitles.
<u> Underlines the enclose text within it.
<ul> Defines an unordered list of items.
<var> Specifies the name of a variable in programming context.
<video> Adds video files to an HTML document.
<wbr> Specifies a text break opportunity.

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