HTML Inline Elements
This page lists HTML inline elements and provides short descriptions of them. HTML inline elements are the only elements that may be contained within a paragraph element.
- a - Anchor which is used to create a link to another page or location in HTML.
- abbr - Denotes an abbreviation.
- acronym - Denotes an acronym.
- area - Define a map region in an image.
- b - Bold causes the text between the beginning and ending tag to be in bold font.
- basefont - Allows font changes.
- bdo - Overrides text direction with values of ltr (left to right) or rtl (right to left).
- big - Sets size of text to big .
- br - Break is a line break similar to a carriage return and line feed in most documents.
- cite - Used to mark titles of articles or other publications.
- code - Denotes computer program code.
- dfn - Denotes a definition.
- em - Denotes emphasis
- font - Allows font changes.
- i - Sets text between the tags to italics
- img - Allows placement of a graphical image in the page.
- input - Form input
- ins - Denotes inserted text.
- kbd - Denotes information typed from the keyboard.
- param - Used to add additional parameters to the object or applet elements.
- q - Used for short quotations
- s - Strike through text
- samp - Denotes a sample.
- small - Sets text size to small
- span - A container used to set special style to specific areas of the page.
- strike - Sets text to have a line struck through it.
- strong - Denotes strong emphasis which is basically bold
- sub - Subscript
- sup - Superscript
- textarea - A form for multiline text input.
- tt - Sets text style to monospaced teletype
- u - Sets text underlined between the beginning and ending tag.
- var - Denotes a variable in a program.
There are other elements which may be used as block or inline elements listed on the HTML Block/Inline Element page.