HTML Text Formatting

HTML Text Formatting

Text formatting tags in html are used to enhance the appearance of text in a web document. Below is a table that shows common formatting tags and definitions of how they are applied.

TagDescription
<b>Bolds text
<del>Shows deleted text
<em>Emphasized text
<i>Italic text
<ins>Inserted Text
<mark>Highlighted Text
<small>Small text
<strong>Strongly emphasized text
<sub>Subscripted text
<sup>Superscripted text
<abbr>Abbreviated text
<address>Defines the author?s ?contact
<blockqoute>Long quotation
<cite>Citation
<q>Short quotation

Below is an example showing how the <b> tag is used to bold text.


<p><b>This text is bold</b></p>