HTML elements

A elements

a (link)

This element represents an anchor element. If this element has an href attribute, then it represents a hyperlink. If the element has no href attribute, then the element represents a placeholder for where a link might otherwise have been placed, if it had been relevant.

This is the A element in a sentence.
<a class="class-name" href="#">A element</a>


This element represents an abbreviation or acronym. The optional title attribute may be used to provide an expansion of the abbreviation. If specified, the title attribute must contain an expansion of the abbreviation and nothing else.

This is the ABBR element in a sentence.
<abbr class="class-name" title="Extended content">ABBR element</abbr>


This element is not appropriate for all postal and e-mail addresses; it should be reserved for providing such information about the contact people for the document.

This is the ADDRESS element
<address class="class-name" id="address-id-name">
  This is the ADDRESS element


This element represents either a hyperlink with some text and a corresponding area on an image map, or a dead area on an image map. If the area element has no href attribute, then the area represented by the element cannot be selected, and the alt attribute must be omitted.

<img src="image-name.png" usemap="#map-name" alt="ALT">
<map name="map-name">
  <area shape="rect" coords="0,0,100,100" href="url1.html" alt="ALT1">
  <area shape="rect" coords="100,100,100,100" href="url2.html" alt="ALT2">


This element represents a component of a page that could be reused or distributable (ie via syndication). This could be a forum post, a magazine or newspaper article, a blog entry, a user-submitted comment, an interactive widget or gadget, or any other independent item of content.

This is a ARTICLE element
<article class="class-name" id="article-id-name" role="article">
  <h5>This is a ARTICLE element</h5>


This element represents a section of a page consisting of content that is tangentially related to the content around the aside element, and which could be considered separate from that content.

<aside class="class-name" id="aside-id-name" role="complementary">
  This is a ASIDE element


This element represents a sound or audio stream.

<audio controls class="class-name" id="audio-id-name">
  <source src="test-mp3.mp3" type="audio/mpeg">
  <source src="test-wav.wav" type="audio/wav">