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.

  • <rp> HTML Tag

    Defines content which is to be shown in browsers that do not support ruby language annotations (a system for displaying certain characters in several Asian languages).
  • <q> HTML Tag

    The <q> element is used to identify and inline quote that does not require paragraph breaks. Longer quotations that do require paragraph breaks should use the <blockquote> element.
  • <progress> HTML Tag

    The <progress> element is used to create a progress bar to serve as a visual demonstration of progress towards the completion of task or goal. The max and value attributes are used to define how much progress (value) has been made towards task completion (max).
  • <output> HTML Tag

    The <output> element is used to display the result of a calculation. The <output> element is typically used in conjunction with a parent <form> and sibling <input> elements to perform a calculation. The actual calculation is typically completed using JavaScript.
  • <optgroup> HTML Tag

    The <optgroup> element is used to group together related <option> elements within a parent <select> drop-down list.
  • <object> HTML Tag

    The <object> element is used to embed an object in an HTML document. It is commonly used to embed webpage elements such as Flash and Java items that are handled by browser plugins.
  • <nav> HTML Tag

    The <nav> element identifies a group of navigation links. Links in a <nav> element may point to other webpages or to different sections of the same webpage.
  • <meter> HTML Tag

    The <meter> element is used to create a visual representation of a gauge that demonstrates the relationship of a value to established minimum and maximum values.
  • <menuitem> HTML Tag

    The <menuitem> element is used to add menu items and commands to contextual pop-up menus (the menus that appear when you right-click in a web browser).
  • <mark> HTML Tag

    The <mark> element is used to highlight text inside of another element such as a paragraph, list, or table. Text to which the <mark> element has been added is considered to be particularly relevant in a specific context.