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  • Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <p> <span> <div> <h1> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id> <img src alt height width> <map> <area> <hr> <br> <br /> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <table> <tr> <td> <em> <b> <u> <i> <strong> <font> <del> <ins> <sub> <sup> <quote> <blockquote cite> <pre> <address> <code> <cite> <embed> <object> <param> <strike> <caption>

    This site allows HTML content. While learning all of HTML may feel intimidating, learning how to use a very small number of the most basic HTML "tags" is very easy. This table provides examples for each tag that is enabled on this site.

    For more information see W3C's HTML Specifications or use your favorite search engine to find other sites that explain HTML.

    Tag Description You Type You Get
    Anchors are used to make links to other pages. <a href="http://www.boran.com">Boran Consulting</a> Boran Consulting
    By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. <p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p>

    Paragraph one.

    Paragraph two.

    No help provided for tag span.
    No help provided for tag div.
    Heading <h1>Title</h1>

    Title

    Heading <h2>Subtitle</h2>

    Subtitle

    Heading <h3>Subtitle three</h3>

    Subtitle three

    Heading <h4>Subtitle four</h4>

    Subtitle four

    Heading <h5>Subtitle five</h5>
    Subtitle five
    Heading <h6>Subtitle six</h6>
    Subtitle six
    No help provided for tag img.
    No help provided for tag map.
    No help provided for tag area.
    No help provided for tag hr.
    By default line break tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. Use of this tag is different because it is not used with an open/close pair like all the others. Use the extra " /" inside the tag to maintain XHTML 1.0 compatibility Text with <br />line break Text with
    line break
    By default line break tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. Use of this tag is different because it is not used with an open/close pair like all the others. Use the extra " /" inside the tag to maintain XHTML 1.0 compatibility Text with <br />line break Text with
    line break
    Unordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item <ul> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ul>
    • First item
    • Second item
    Ordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item <ol> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ol>
    1. First item
    2. Second item
    No help provided for tag li.
    Definition lists are similar to other HTML lists. <dl> begins the definition list, <dt> begins the definition term and <dd> begins the definition description. <dl> <dt>First term</dt> <dd>First definition</dd> <dt>Second term</dt> <dd>Second definition</dd> </dl>
    First term
    First definition
    Second term
    Second definition
    No help provided for tag dt.
    No help provided for tag dd.
    Table <table> <tr><th>Table header</th></tr> <tr><td>Table cell</td></tr> </table>
    Table header
    Table cell
    No help provided for tag tr.
    No help provided for tag td.
    Emphasized <em>Emphasized</em> Emphasized
    Bolded <b>Bolded</b> Bolded
    Underlined <u>Underlined</u> Underlined
    Italicized <i>Italicized</i> Italicized
    Strong <strong>Strong</strong> Strong
    No help provided for tag font.
    Deleted <del>Deleted</del> Deleted
    Inserted <ins>Inserted</ins> Inserted
    Subscripted <sub>Sub</sub>scripted Subscripted
    Superscripted <sup>Super</sup>scripted Superscripted
    No help provided for tag quote.
    Block quoted <blockquote>Block quoted</blockquote>
    Block quoted
    Preformatted <pre>Preformatted</pre>
    Preformatted
    No help provided for tag address.
    Coded text used to show programming source code <code>Coded</code> Coded
    Cited <cite>Cited</cite> Cited
    No help provided for tag embed.
    No help provided for tag object.
    No help provided for tag param.
    No help provided for tag strike.
    No help provided for tag caption.

    Most unusual characters can be directly entered without any problems.

    If you do encounter problems, try using HTML character entities. A common example looks like &amp; for an ampersand & character. For a full list of entities see HTML's entities page. Some of the available characters include:

    Character Description You Type You Get
    Ampersand &amp; &
    Greater than &gt; >
    Less than &lt; <
    Quotation mark &quot; "
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <p><br><table><tbody><tr><td><span><div> <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd><img src alt height width> <div> <pre> <address> <h1> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id>

    This site allows HTML content. While learning all of HTML may feel intimidating, learning how to use a very small number of the most basic HTML "tags" is very easy. This table provides examples for each tag that is enabled on this site.

    For more information see W3C's HTML Specifications or use your favorite search engine to find other sites that explain HTML.

    Tag Description You Type You Get
    By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. <p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p>

    Paragraph one.

    Paragraph two.

    By default line break tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. Use of this tag is different because it is not used with an open/close pair like all the others. Use the extra " /" inside the tag to maintain XHTML 1.0 compatibility Text with <br />line break Text with
    line break
    Table <table> <tr><th>Table header</th></tr> <tr><td>Table cell</td></tr> </table>
    Table header
    Table cell
    No help provided for tag tbody.
    No help provided for tag tr.
    No help provided for tag td.
    No help provided for tag span.
    No help provided for tag div.
    Anchors are used to make links to other pages. <a href="http://www.boran.com">Boran Consulting</a> Boran Consulting
    Emphasized <em>Emphasized</em> Emphasized
    Strong <strong>Strong</strong> Strong
    Cited <cite>Cited</cite> Cited
    Coded text used to show programming source code <code>Coded</code> Coded
    Unordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item <ul> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ul>
    • First item
    • Second item
    Ordered list - use the <li> to begin each list item <ol> <li>First item</li> <li>Second item</li> </ol>
    1. First item
    2. Second item
    No help provided for tag li.
    Definition lists are similar to other HTML lists. <dl> begins the definition list, <dt> begins the definition term and <dd> begins the definition description. <dl> <dt>First term</dt> <dd>First definition</dd> <dt>Second term</dt> <dd>Second definition</dd> </dl>
    First term
    First definition
    Second term
    Second definition
    No help provided for tag dt.
    No help provided for tag dd.
    No help provided for tag img.
    No help provided for tag div.
    Preformatted <pre>Preformatted</pre>
    Preformatted
    No help provided for tag address.
    Heading <h1>Title</h1>

    Title

    Heading <h2>Subtitle</h2>

    Subtitle

    Heading <h3>Subtitle three</h3>

    Subtitle three

    Heading <h4>Subtitle four</h4>

    Subtitle four

    Heading <h5>Subtitle five</h5>
    Subtitle five

    Most unusual characters can be directly entered without any problems.

    If you do encounter problems, try using HTML character entities. A common example looks like &amp; for an ampersand & character. For a full list of entities see HTML's entities page. Some of the available characters include:

    Character Description You Type You Get
    Ampersand &amp; &
    Greater than &gt; >
    Less than &lt; <
    Quotation mark &quot; "
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple of blank lines.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.