Most common HTML tags

Here is a list of all the HTML tags you should learn first.

Those are the ones you will use the most.

Tag Name Live exemple
<h1>
<h2>
<h3>
<h4>
<h5>
<h6>
Headings

Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4

Heading 5
Heading 6
<p> Paragraph

This is a paragraph.

This is an other paragraph.

<i> Italic This text is normal but this one is italic.
<b> Bold This text is normal but this one is bold.
<u> Underline This text is normal but this one is underlined.
<s> Strike through This text is normal striked through.
<sub> Subscripted Lorem ipsum doloramet
<sup> Superscripted Lorem ipsum doloramet
<div> Division
First
Second
<span> Span First Second
<br> Linebreak This text is splitted in
two by a linebreak.
<hr> Horizontal line This text is splitted in
two by an horizontal line.
<a> Anchor this link brings you somewhere else,
while this one go to an anchor in the page
<img> Image Cat picture
<blockquote> Blockquote
Broadly, a citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source (not always the original source)
<ol>
<li>
Ordered list
  1. First item
  2. Second item
  3. Third item
<ul>
<li>
Unordered list
  • First item
  • Second item
  • Third item
<table>
<tr>
<th>
<td>
Table
Name Age Country
John 34 Canada
Marie 41 Australia
Paul 23 United-States
<pre> Preformatted
The text inside this preformatted tag
will keep

my

    original formatting

even if it makes no sense :)
<form> Form
<input> Input

<textarea> Textarea
<select>
<option>
Dropdown