Sunday, November 1, 2009

What is attributes in HTML

Part 1: HTML
Part 2: HTML Attributes
Part 3: HTML Table
Part 4: Colspan and Rowspan

What is an attributes in HTML?
Attribute is an additional command towards the element which are written after a start tag and come in name/value pairs like: name=”value”. The values are always enclosed in quotes.
Here are the examples of attribute:

<h3 style="background-color:red;"> </h3>

H3 text with red color background.

<body style="background-color:green;">

Set the color of the background.

<FONT COLOR="Lime"> </FONT>To color the font in lime.
<FONT SIZE=5> </FONT>To set the size of the font.
<A HREF="URL"> </A>Establishes a link to another Website or Webpage.
<a href="page2.htm"> </a>To link to another page on the same website.
<a href="Subfolder/page2.htm"> </a>To link to another page in the subfolder on the same website.
<a href="../page2.htm"> </a>The other way around of the example above.
<h1 id="heading1"> </h1>To mark the element to which you want to link it within a page.
<a href="#heading1"> </a>To link to an element which you had marked within a page.
<A HREF=""> </A>Create a link to your email address.
<a href="" title="Visit my blog :)"> </a>To add a title on your link, like this: You can try to place your cursor over this link.

<p align="right"> </p>

To align the text to the right.
<FONT FACE=”Courier new, arial, helvetica”> </FONT>
To select which types of font we use.
<img src="image url ">
To insert an image.

About adding an image, there are 3 types of images which can be inserted into your pages:
  • JPG / JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  • GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)
  • PNG (Portable Network Graphics)

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