- When text is displayed, any additional white space
is removed. Hard returns and tabs are ignored.
- All tags are enclosed in < and >.
- Tags are not case sensitive,
they may be either upper case or lower case.
- Unknown tags are ignored and not displayed.
Break - Same as a hard return
Paragraph - Two hard returns
Stays in effect until next
Allows - left | center | right
Indents text between tags
Indents text between tags and defines a list
You can also use
tables to control indents and tabs.
Handicap Accessibility Guidelines state that it is
wrong to indent text in order to make it more readable.
Comment which can not contain other tags
Comment which can contain additional tags
Comments - Used to hide text from the users
Horizontal Rules -
draws a line across the display
Horizontal Rule (line)
Width is absolute or %
The width, thickness and alignment can be controlled.
Asterisks make it easier to see the tags.
Tags to keep text from wrapping
<PRE>..</PRE> Preformatted - Use courier, keep spacing, no line wrap
Imbedded codes are interpreted
<XMP>..</XMP> Example - obsolete (deprecated), replaced by <pre>
Imbedded codes are NOT interpreted
Since no other tag does this, it should not be deprecated
This goes in the title bar
Your page goes here
Well formed pages have these, but they are not required (yet).
Main Structural Tags
Author: Robert Clemenzi -