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10 HTML tags you need to know

10 HTML tags you need to know

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Pasca Vlad
·May 6, 2021·

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1. Headings


HTML headings are titles or subtitles that you want to display on a webpage.

You can choose from h1 which is the most important, to the h6 which is the least important heading.

2. Paragraph tag


The "p" tag defines a paragraph (some text)

Browsers automatically add a single blank line before and after each "p" element.

3. Anchor tag


The "a" tag defines a hyperlink, which is used to link from one page to another.

The most important attribute of the "a" element is the href attribute, which indicates the link's destination.

4. Unordered lists


An unordered list starts with the "ul" tag. Each list item starts with the "li" tag.

The list items will be marked with bullets (small black circles) by default.

5. Ordered list tag


An ordered list starts with the "ol" tag. Each list item starts with the "li" tag.

The list items will be marked with numbers by default.

6. Image tag


The "img" tag is used to add an image in an website.

It' usually used with the "src" attribute, which specifies the path to the image we want to use.

7. Input tag


The "input" tag specifies an input field where the user can enter data and it's also the most important form element.

It can be displayed in several ways, depending on the type attribute (button, checkbox, submit, etc)

8. Division tag


The "div" tag defines a division or a section in an HTML document.

It is used as a container for HTML elements - which is then styled with CSS or manipulated with JavaScript.

Any sort of content can be put inside the "div" tag!

9. Label tag


The tag defines a label for several input elements.

Inside this tag, we usually put the text we want to display next to the "input".

The for the attribute of "label" to work must be equal to the id attribute of the input.

10. Span tag


The "span" tag is an inline container used to mark up a part of a text, or a part of a document.

It is much like the div element, but "div" is a block-level element and "span" is an inline element.

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