HTML TagsAll of the HTML tag references (including HTML5) can be found in the table below. Click on the element name to be taken to a more detailed page of the tag.

TAG Description
<!--...--> Defines a comment
<DOCTYPE> Defines the document type
<a> Defines an anchor / hyperlink
<abbr> Defines an abbreviation
<acronym> Not supported in HTML5. Defines an acronym
<address> Defines contact information for the author of a document
<applet> Not supported in HTML5. Defines an embedded applet
<area> Defines an area inside an image map
<article>HTML5 Defines an article
<aside>HTML5 Defines content aside from the page content
<audio>HTML5 Defines sound content
<b> Defines bold text
<base> Defines a default target for all links on a page
<basefront> Not supported in HTML5. Defines a default font, color or size for the text in a page
<bdi>HTML5 Isolates a part of text that might be formatted in a different direction from other text outside it
<bdo> Defines the text direction
<big> Not supported in HTML5. Defines big text
<blockquote> Defines a long quotation
<body> Defines the document's body
<br> Defines a line break
<button> Defines a push button
<canvas>HTML5 Used to draw graphics, on the fly, via scripting
<caption> Defines a table caption
<center> Not supported in HTML5. Defines centered text
<cite> Defines a citation
<code> Defines computer code text
<col> Defines attribute values for one or more columns in a table
<colgroup> Defines a group of columns in a table for formatting
<command>HTML5 Defines a command button that a user can invoke
<datalist>HTML5 Specifies a list of pre-defined options for input controls
<dd> Defines a description of a term in a definition list
<del> Defines deleted text
<details>HTML5 Defines additional details that the user can view or hide
<dfn> Defines a definition term
<dialog>HTML5 Defines a dialog box or window
<dir> Not supported in HTML5. Defines a directory list
<div> Defines a section in a document
<dl> Defines a definition list
<dt> Defines a term (an item) in a definition list
<em> Defines emphasized text 
<embed>HTML5 Defines a container for an external (non-HTML) application
<fieldset> Defines a border around elements in a form
<figcaption>HTML5 Defines a caption for a <figure> element
<figure>HTML5 Specifies self-contained content
<font> Not supported in HTML5. Defines font, color, and size for text
<footer>HTML5 Defines a footer for a document or section
<form> Defines an HTML form for user input
<frame> Not supported in HTML5. Defines a window (a frame) in a frameset
<frameset> Not supported in HTML5. Defines a set of frames
<h1> Defines HTML headings
<h2> Defines HTML headings
<h3> Defines HTML headings
<h4> Defines HTML headings
<h5> Defines HTML headings
<h6> Defines HTML headings
<head> Defines information about the document
<header>HTML5 Defines a header for a document or section
<hr> Defines a horizontal line
<html> Defines an HTML document
<i> Defines italic text
<iframe> Defines an inline frame
<img> Defines an image
<input> Defines an input control
<ins> Defines inserted text
<kbd> Defines keyboard text
<keygen>HTML5 Defines a key-pair generator field (for forms)
<label> Defines a label for an input element
<legend> Defines a caption for a fieldset element
<li> Defines a list item
<link> Defines the relationship between a document and an external resource
<map> Defines an image-map 
<mark>HTML5 Defines marked/highlighted text
<menu> Defines a menu list
<meta> Defines metadata about an HTML document
<meter>HTML5 Defines a scalar measurement within a known range (a gauge)
<nav>HTML5 Defines navigation links
<noframes> Not supported in HTML5. Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames
<noscript> Defines an alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts
<object> Defines an embedded object
<ol> Defines an ordered list
<optgroup> Defines a group of related options in a select list
<option> Defines an option in a select list
<output>HTML5 Defines the result of a calculation
<p> Defines a paragraph
<param> Defines a parameter for an object
<pre> Defines preformatted text
<progress>HTML5 Represents the progress of a task
<q> Defines a short quotation
<rp>HTML5 Defines what to show in browsers that do not support ruby annotations
<rt>HTML5 Defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters
<ruby>HTML5 Defines a ruby annotation
<s> Defines strikethrough text
<samp> Defines sample computer code
<script> Defines a client-side script
<section>HTML5 Defines a section in a document
<select> Defines a select list (drop-down list)
<small> Defines small text
<source>HTML5 Defines multiple media resources for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
<span> Defines a section in a document
<strike> Not supported in HTML5. Defines strikethrough text
<strong> Defines strong text
<style> Defines style information for a document
<sub> Defines subscripted text
<summary>HTML5 Defines a visible heading for a <details> element
<sup> Defines superscripted text
<table> Defines a table
<tbody> Groups the body content in a table
<td> Defines a cell in a table
<textarea> Defines a multi-line text input control
<tfoot> Groups the footer content in a table
<th> Defines a header cell in a table
<thead> Groups the header content in a table
<time>HTML5 Defines a date/time
<title> Defines the title of a document
<tr> Defines a row in a table
<track>HTML5 Defines text tracks for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
<tt> Not supported in HTML5. Defines teletype text
<u> Defines underlined text
<ul> Defines an unordered list
<var> Defines a variable part of a text
<video>HTML5 Defines a video or movie
<wbr>HTML5 Defines a possible line-break