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HTML Cheat-Sheet

Text Tags



Creates preformatted text



Creates the largest headline



Creates the smallest headline



Creates bold text



Creates underline text



Creates italic text


<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 link


<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



Tag used to format a block of HTML.  Helpful in use with CSS.


<span></span>Used to format inline HTML, such as just a single word in a sentence.  Useful with CSS.



Creates a definition list



Precedes each definition term



Precedes each definition



Creates a numbered (ordered) list



Precedes each list item, and adds a number



Creates a bulleted (unordered) list



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






Creates a table



Sets off each row in a table



Sets off each cell in a row


Table Attributes


<table border=#>

Sets width of border around table cells


<table cellspacing=#>

Sets amount of space between table cells


<table cellpadding=#>

Sets amount of space between a cell's border and its contents


<table width=# or %>

Sets width of table -in pixels or as a percentage of document width


<tr align=?> or <td align=?>

Sets alignment for cell(s) (left, center, or right)


<tr valign=?> or <td valign=?>

Sets vertical alignment for cell(s) (top, middle, or bottom)


<td colspan=#>

Sets number of columns a cell should span


<td rowspan=#>

Sets number of rows a cell should span (default=1)


<td nowrap>

Prevents the lines within a cell from being broken to fit





<select multiple name="NAME" size=?></select>

Creates a scrolling menu. Size sets the number of menu items visible before you need to scroll.



Sets off each menu item


<select name="NAME"></select>

Creates a pulldown menu


<textarea name="NAME" cols=40 rows=8></textarea>

Creates a text box area. Columns set the width; rows set the height.


<input type="checkbox" name="NAME">

Creates a check box. Text follows tag.


<input type="radio" name="NAME" value="x">

Creates a radio button. Text follows tag


<input type="text" name="foo" size=20>

Creates a one-line text area. Size sets length, in characters.


<input type="submit" value="NAME">

Creates a Submit button


<input type="image" border=0 name="NAME" src="name.gif">

Creates a Submit button using an image


<input type="reset">

Creates a Reset button

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