ARCHIVED: In HTML, what are some common tags?

Some common HTML tags include:

<head></head>
Defines the header of an HTML document
<title></title>
Defines the title of an HTML document. The title appears in the title bar of your browser window.
<body></body>
Defines the body of an HTML document. All of the content that appears on your page goes between these two tags.
<h1></h1> . . . <h6></h6>
Defines section headings. <h1> is the largest section heading and <h6> is the smallest section heading.
<p></p>
Text between these tags will be displayed as a paragraph. Most browsers separate paragraphs with a blank line.
<em></em>
Surrounds text to be emphasized. The text will usually be displayed in italics.
<strong></strong>
Surrounds text to be displayed with strong emphasis. The text will usually be displayed in bold.
<ul></ul>
Surrounds an unordered list. A bullet will precede each list item.
<ol></ol>
Surrounds an ordered list. A number will precede each list item.
<li></li>
Defines an individual item in a list
<a href="http://www.something.edu/"></a>
Defines a hyperlink. Text between these tags will be highlighted. This highlighted text is a link to another web page.
<img src="somepicture.gif">
Inserts a picture into the document

Many more extensive reference guides to HTML tags are available on the web. See ARCHIVED: How can I learn about HTML?

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