2.5 COMMON HTML TAGS

We have seen that HTML is written in the form of tags and attributes that the browser interprets and renders the display. There are a number of tags that browsers recognize. In practice, the term tag is used interchangeably with the term element and the two terms are indeed used synonymously. However, there is a subtle difference that needs to be recognized. It is highlighted by the following statement—an element contains a start tag and an end tag. The most common ones are summarized by function in Figure 2.7.

 

Common tags

 

Fig. 2.7 Common tags

 

The reader is encouraged to refer help on HTML from the web for an exhaustive listing. ...

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