HTML PHRASING TAGS
Objects created using phrasing tags, also known as text-level tags, appear inline with each other within a parent sectioning or grouping tag. This means that if you string a series of these tags one after another, they will be rendered from left to right and top to bottom in the web browser. In other words, a phrasing tag will never force a new line unless it runs out of room on its current line.
All HTML phrasing tags support the standard global attributes, described earlier in this appendix in the section “HTML Global Attributes.”
<a> . . . </a>
The <a> tag group represents a clickable hyperlink to another web page, website, or URL. Text within the tag appears to the user as clickable, by way of underlined, blue text. Note ...