Below is a complete list of HTML 5 tags, in the next few weeks our site will provide you with a downloadable tag list so that you can learn HTML 5. As you will notice with the HTML 5 tags below there are several new code inclusions.

  • 4* The element is defined in HTML 4+
  • 5* The element is defined in HTML 5

Tag Description 4 5
<comment> Defines a comment 4 5
<DOCTYPE> Defines the document type 4 5
<a> Defines a hyperlink 4 5
<abbr> Defines an abbreviation 4 5
<acronym> Not supported. Defines an acronym 4  
<address> Defines an address element 4 5
<applet> Not supported. Defines an applet 4  
<area> Defines an area inside an image map 4 5
<article> Defines an article   5
<aside> Defines content aside from the page content   5
<audio> Defines sound content   5
<b> Defines bold text 4 5
<base> Defines a base URL for all the links in a page 4 5
<basefont> Not supported. Use CSS instead 4  
<bdo> Defines the direction of text display 4 5
<big> Not supported. Defines big text 4  
<blockquote> Defines a long quotation 4 5
<body> Defines the body element 4 5
<br> Inserts a single line break 4 5
<button> Defines a push button 4 5
<canvas> Defines graphics   5
<caption> Defines a table caption 4 5
<center> Not supported. Defines centered text 4  
<cite> Defines a citation 4 5
<code> Defines computer code text 4 5
<col> Defines attributes for table columns 4 5
<colgroup> Defines groups of table columns 4 5
<command> Defines a command button   5
<datagrid> Defines data in a tree-list   5
<datalist> Defines a dropdown list   5
<datatemplate> Defines a data template   5
<dd> Defines a definition description 4 5
<del> Defines deleted text 4 5
<details> Defines details of an element   5
<dialog> Defines a dialog (conversation)   5
<dir> Not supported. Defines a directory list 4  
<div> Defines a section in a document 4 5
<dfn> Defines a definition term 4 5
<dl> Defines a definition list 4 5
<dt> Defines a definition term 4 5
<em> Defines emphasized text 4 5
<embed> Defines external interactive content or plugin   5
<eventsource> Defines a target for events sent by a server   5
<fieldset> Defines a fieldset 4 5
<figure> Defines a group of media content, and their caption   5
<font> Deprecated. Defines text font, size, and color 4  
<footer> Defines a footer for a section or page   5
<form> Defines a form 4 5
<frame> Not supported. Defines a sub window (a frame) 4  
<frameset> Not supported. Defines a set of frames 4  
<h1> to <h6> Defines header 1 to header 6 4 5
<head> Defines information about the document 4 5
<header> Defines a header for a section or page   5
<hr> Defines a horizontal rule 4 5
<html> Defines an html document 4 5
<i> Defines italic text 4 5
<iframe> Defines an inline sub window (frame) 4 5
<img> Defines an image 4 5
<input> Defines an input field 4 5
<ins> Defines inserted text 4 5
<isindex> Not supported. Defines a single-line
input field
4  
<kbd> Defines keyboard text 4 5
<label> Defines a label for a form control 4 5
<legend> Defines a title in a fieldset 4 5
<li> Defines a list item 4 5
<link> Defines a resource reference 4 5
<mark> Defines marked text   5
<map> Defines an image map 4 5
<menu> Defines a menu list 4 5
<meta> Defines meta information 4 5
<meter> Defines measurement within a predefined range   5
<nav> Defines navigation links   5
<nest> Defines a nestingpoint in a datatemplate   5
<noframes> Not supported. Defines a noframe section 4  
<noscript> Defines a noscript section 4 5
<object> Defines an embedded object 4 5
<ol> Defines an ordered list 4 5
<optgroup> Defines an option group 4 5
<option> Defines an option in a drop-down list 4 5
<output> Defines some types of output   5
<p> Defines a paragraph 4 5
<param> Defines a parameter for an object 4 5
<pre> Defines preformatted text 4 5
<progress> Defines progress of a task of any kind   5
<q> Defines a short quotation 4 5
<rule> Defines the rules for updating a template   5
<s> Not supported. Defines strikethrough text 4  
<samp> Defines sample computer code 4 5
<script> Defines a script 4 5
<section> Defines a section   5
<select> Defines a selectable list 4 5
<small> Defines small text 4 5
<source> Defines media resources   5
<span> Defines a section in a document 4 5
<strike> Not supported. Defines strikethrough text 4  
<strong> Defines strong text 4 5
<style> Defines a style definition 4 5
<sub> Defines subscripted text 4 5
<sup> Defines superscripted text 4 5
<table> Defines a table 4 5
<tbody> Defines a table body 4 5
<td> Defines a table cell 4 5
<textarea> Defines a text area 4 5
<tfoot> Defines a table footer 4 5
<th> Defines a table header 4 5
<thead> Defines a table header 4 5
<time> Defines a date/time   5
<title> Defines the document title 4 5
<tr> Defines a table row 4 5
<tt> Not supported. Defines teletype text 4  
<u> Not supported. Defines underlined text 4  
<ul> Defines an unordered list 4 5
<var> Defines a variable 4 5
<video> Defines a video   5
<xmp> Not supported. Defines preformatted text 4  


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