h1: Intro to HTML

p: Paragraphs

some emphasized or strongly emphasized text in a p paragraph tag. Notice that whitespace (blanks and newlines) is not preserved. Text flows. All the structuring of the document is specified by the tags.

Here's another short paragraph.

View the source to see the HTML of this web page.
HTML element: <tag attribute="value" ...>optional content</tag>


ul: Unordered list:

ol: Ordered list:

  1. first li item
  2. second li item
  3. third item
  4. fourth item. by default it's numbered, but can be ABC or abc or I II III etc

dl: Definition list:

dt term
dd definition
lovable furry critter. watch out for the claws
another obscure animal you'll find in the zoo
you're kiddin!

img: Images

An inline image is in-line with the text: trees and here's the text after the image.

table: Table

Simple basic caption
Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
Income $14,000 $12,000 $19,000 $9,000
Expenses $4,000 $2,000 $900 $2,000
(HTML has no concept of numbers, everything is just formatted text.)

a: Links

Let's go to my home page
Let's go to UMUC AD
Or to another document at this web site in this same folder.