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Cheat Sheet


Basic Tags
Creates an HTML document
Sets off the title and other information that isn't displayed on the Web page itself
Sets off the visible portion of the document

Header Tags
Puts the name of the document in the title bar

Body Attributes
<body bgcolor=?>
Sets the background color, using name or hex value
<body text=?>
Sets the text color, using name or hex value
<body link=?>
Sets the color of links, using name or hex value
<body vlink=?>
Sets the color of followed links, using name or hex value
<body alink=?>
Sets the color of links on click

Text Tags
Creates preformatted text
Creates the largest headline
Creates the smallest headline
Creates bold text
Creates italic text
Creates teletype, or typewriter-style text
Creates a citation, usually italic
Emphasizes a word (with italic or bold)
Emphasizes a word (with italic or bold)
<font size=?></font>
Sets size of font, from 1 to 7)
<font color=?></font>
Sets font color, using name or hex value

<a href="URL"></a>
Creates a hyperlink
<a href="mailto:EMAIL"></a>
Creates a mailto link
<a name="NAME"></a>
Creates a target location within a document
<a href="#NAME"></a>
Links to that target location from elsewhere in the document

Creates a new paragraph
<p align=?>
Aligns a paragraph to the left, right, or center
Inserts a line break

Indents text from both sides
Creates a definition list
Precedes each definition term
Precedes each definition
Creates a numbered list
Precedes each list item, and adds a number
Creates a bulleted list
<div align=?>
A generic tag used to format large blocks of HTML, also used for style sheets

Graphical Elements
<img src="name">
Adds an image
<img src="name" align=?>
Aligns an image: left, right, center; bottom, top, middle
<img src="name" border=?>
Sets size of border around an image
Inserts a horizontal rule
<hr size=?>
Sets size (height) of rule
<hr width=?>
Sets width of rule, in percentage or absolute value
<hr noshade>
Creates a rule without a shadow