HTML Block Elements

This page lists HTML block elements. This page provides short descriptions of the HTML block elements.

  • address - Used to supply contact information for the document.
  • blockquote - Used to quote a document or person in block form.
  • center - An element used to center the contents of the element. This element is depreciated.
  • div - A container allowing specific style to be added the elements and all content contained inside it.
  • dir - A container allowing specific style to be added to a block of text.
  • frameset - A container allowing multiple frames (HTML documents) to be placed on a web browser.
  • h1 - The largest HTML heading container.
  • h2 - The second largest HTML heading container.
  • h3 - The third largest HTML heading container usually used for sub sections on a page
  • h4 - The fourth largest HTML heading container. Headings of this size or smaller are not commonly used.
  • h5 - The next to smallest heading container not commonly used.
  • h6 - The smallest heading container not commonly used.
  • hr - Horizontal rule used to draw a horizantal line across the page.
  • isindex - An input prompt for a single line of text.
  • noframes - Provides alternate content for browsers that do not support frames.
  • noscript - Provides alternate content for browsers that cannot run script programs.
  • p - The paragraph element which contains text and inline elements only. The paragraph elemet should not contain block elements.
  • pre - Preformatted text is rendered with spaces and carriage returns as typed.
  • table - Used to present an ordered set of data. Table subelements work as block elements.
  • form - Used to present a form to the client. Form subelements work as block elements.