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Text Input Box Basics
The most common way to receive information from a visitor to your website is to let them type it into a text box. In this article you learn the basics of using text boxes on your webpages. More ...

The Font Tag
Starting with HTML version 4, the font tag was "deprecated" meaning that at some point in the future it may no longer be supported by some browsers. However, I believe the font tag will be supported long into the future. More ...

Add an Image to a Web Page
Adding an image to a webpage makes it much more interesting. But for the image to appear, you have to get its path right. Using the methods described here, you have no problem defining the correct path. More ...

HTML Horizontal Rule
A horizontal rule created by the hr tag creates a horizontal line that can can be used to break a webpage into sections. More ...

Changing the Size of an Image on Your Webpage
One of the most important procedures in designing a webpage is proper sizing of images. There are two ways to resize an image, use a graphics application, or set the width and height attributes in the html img tag. More ...

Aligning an Image on Your Web Page
By default the baseline of the image is placed on the same baseline as the text. However you can set the align attribute to change where the baseline of the image will be located relative to the baseline of the text. More ...

What is HTML?
The first HTML was used in 1989 by the physicist Tim Berners-Lee working at the CERN particle physics laboratory in Geneva Switzerland. It was used to share documents. More ...

HTML5 Input Type - URL
With previous versions of HTML you used the form control input type="text" to capture typed data from the user. You had to validate the user's input using string methods and or regular expressions. The HTML5 URL control provides built-in validation of URLs. More ...

HTML5 role Attribute
AJAX applications can update a webpage without the user realizing the content has changed. The role attribute can be used to inform the accessibility application that the webpage content has changed. More ...

HTML abbr and acronym Tag
The abbr and acronym tags allow you to give information about the meaning of an abbreviation or acronym used in your text without disrupting the flow of text by placing the information directly in the text. This is done by putting the information in the tag's title attribute. The browser will then display the information as a tooltip. More ...

Wrapping Text Around Images
By default the baseline of the image is placed on the same baseline as the text. If you want the text to wrap around the image, use the image tag's align attribute. More ...

Semantic (X)HTML: Markup with Meaning
Contrary to what you may have learned in the earlier years of web development, (X)HTML should not define the look and presentation of a web page (that's the job of CSS). Instead, the purpose of (X)HTML is to provide context and meaning to the content of the document, this is referred to as semantic markup. More ...