The Document Body
The document body is the meat of the matter; it’s
where you put the contents of your document. The
<body> tag delimits the document body.
The <body> Tag
Within HTML 4 and XHTML,
<body> tag has a number of attributes
that control the color and background of your document. Various
browsers have extended the tag to give even greater control over your
Anything between the
<body> tag and its
</body>, is called
body content. The simplest document might have
only a sequence of text paragraphs within the
<body> tag. More complex documents might
include heavily formatted text, graphical figures, tables, and a
variety of special effects.
Since the position of the
</body> tags can be inferred by the browser,
they can safely be omitted from an HTML, but not an XHTML, document.
<head> tags, we recommend ...