Perfectly ordinary paragraph
Use this hyperlink to jump to Google
Make a jump to the destination anchor defined in this document
This blockquote example contains the br element to force a new line.
To be, or not to be,
that is the question
HTML lists are also block level elements.
Most inline elements are very similar and have few attributes. The most commonly used inline elements are those used to markup phrases. Each of these elements has a different semantic meaning but they have the same syntax and characteristics.
The b element suggests that the text be rendered as bold text. Probably an element such as strong is more appropriate since this element expresses the meaning of the markup more clearly. Another alternative for bold is em for emphasized. More often however em is used as an alternative for i. The i element stands for italic which is, of course, also an instruction primarily related to the rendering of text.
|Overview of other inline elements|
|Tag||Use tage to ...|
|cite||... indicate a citation or reference such as the title of a text being referred to.|
|dfn||... mark the defining instance of a term, the first time it's mentioned in the text.|
|q|| ... mark up short quotations. The q tag is the inline equivalent of
the blockquote element. I was once told
the q tag is used when quoting a small portion of text. To which I replied
if you say so.
|code|| ... indicate that a fragment of text is computer code. For example;
|kbd||... indicate text entered by a user when using a computer.|
|var||... markup a variable in a computer program.|
|samp||... indicate that a fragment of text is sample output from a computer program.|
|abbr||... indicate an abbreviation. The abbreviated term is not spelled out in full but is written using less characters (such as etc., i.e.).|
|acronym||... denote an acronym, that is a series of characters representing a phrase (such as HTML, HTTP).|
|ins||... indicate that the text has been into the document since the last revision.|
|del|| ... indicate that the text has been
|sup||... create text that is rendered in superscript. Can also be used, in conjunction with hyperlinks, to make footnotes1.|
|sub||... create text that is rendered in subscript. The sub tag is of value for constructing chemical formulas or mathematical expressions like H2O.|
The destination anchor is the link target.
For more information on HTML form elements follow this link. You can download the most recent version of this document from the BubbleBoy SVN repository.
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