Category: HTML Tags

A complete list (and brief description) of every tag in the HTML specification, including the latest additions in HTML5.

Click through to view details, code samples and more for each tag.

Be sure to check out our HTML attributes section, too.

  • <video> HTML Tag

    The <video> element, which adds native video playback support to the HTML specification in HTML5, can be used to embed a video in an HTML document. Add the video URL to the element by using either the src attribute of the <video> element or by nesting one or more <source> elements between the opening and closing <video> tags.
  • <track> HTML Tag

    The <track> element is used as a child of an <audio> or <video> element and adds a time-based data source to the parent media element. For example, the <track> element can be used to add timed subtitles to a video and closed captions to audio content.
  • <time> HTML Tag

    Defines a datetime. The content of a time element is typically a human-readable date and time, and a machine-readable version of the same time is placed in the datetime attribute.
  • <tfoot> HTML Tag

    The <tfoot> element identifies one or more <tr> elements as containing summary contents of a table's columns. The <tfoot> element must be the direct descendant of a <table> element. In HTML5, <tfoot> can be placed either before or after <tbody> and <tr> elements, but must appear after any <caption>, <colgroup>, and <thead> elements.
  • <tbody> HTML Tag

    The <tbody> element must be a direct descendant of a <table> element and is used to identify <tr> elements that comprise the body of the table. The <tbody> element should always come after a <thead> element and may come before or after a <tfoot> element.
  • <summary> HTML Tag

    The <summary> element is used as a child of <details> element to provide a summary of the contents of the <details> element. At this time, <summary> is not well supported across browsers.
  • <source> HTML Tag

    The <source> element is used as a child of a <picture>, <audio>, or <video> element, and identifies the URL of one or more media resources. The <source> element is commonly used to add media resources in multiple formats for the best possible cross-browser compatibility.
  • <section> HTML Tag

    The <section> element is a structural HTML element used to group together related elements. Each <section> typically includes one or more heading elements and additional elements presenting related content.
  • <ruby> HTML Tag

    The <ruby> element is used pair characters of certain Asian languages with pronunciation information. The <ruby> element is used in conjunction with the <rp> and <rt> elements.
  • <rt> HTML Tag

    Defines explanations and pronunciations of characters in ruby language annotations (a system for displaying certain characters in several Asian languages).