HTML Flow Tags

The HTML flow tags are used in the body of the HTML documents. The body of the HTML document contains almost all the tags of the HTML that are used to display the different types of content, such as plain text, links, and images.

HTML Flow Tags List

The following table lists and describes all flow tags available in HTML:

Tags Description
A represents a link in an HTML document.
ABBR represents an abbreviation.
AREA (if it is a descendant of a MAP tag) represents an area of an image map.
ADDRESS represents additional information in an HTML document.
ARTICLE represents a self-contained composition of an HTML document.
ASIDE represents a note, tip, or sidebar related to an article.
AUDIO represents audio and sound streams.
B represents bold text.
BDO represents the text direction.
BLOCKQUOTE represents long quotations.
BR represents a line break.
BUTTON represents a push button.
CANVAS allows you to draw graphics using JavaScript.
CITE represents a citation.
CODE represents code text.
COMMAND defines a command.
DATALIST defines options for controls by using various tags, such as OPTION and INPUT.
DEL represents deleted text.
DETAILS provides additional information or controls for the users.
DFN represents the definition of the term.
DIV represents a section in an HTML document.
DL represents a definition list.
EM represents a highlighted text.
EMBED represents the plugin content in an HTML document.
FIELDSET represents a border of tags on a form.
FIGURE represents some of the flow content of an HTML document.
FOOTER defines a footer for a section in an HTML document.
FORM represents an HTML form for user input.
H1 represents the first level of HTML headings.
H2 represents the second level of HTML headings.
H3 represents the third level of HTML headings.
H4 represents the fourth level of HTML headings.
H5 represents the fifth level of HTML headings.
H6 represents the sixth level of HTML headings.
HEADER defines the header of a section in an HTML document.
HGROUP represents the heading of a section by grouping the heading tags (H1, H2).
HR represents the horizontal rule.
I represents italic text.
IFRAME represents an inline frame.
IMG represents an image.
INPUT represents an input control.
INS represents inserted text.
KBD represents keyboard text.
KEYGEN represents a control to generate a key pair.
LABEL represents the label for an input tag.
MAP represents an image map.
MARK represents a text in an HTML document that is highlighted for reference.
MATH defines math expressions.
MENU represents a menu list.
METER defines a measurement, such as disc usage.
NAV represents the navigation section of an HTML document.
NOSCRIPT represents alternative text for use in Web browsers that do not support JavaScript.
OBJECT represents an embedded object.
OL represents an ordered list.
OUTPUT represents some output.
P represents a paragraph.
PRE represents a preformatted text.
PROGRESS defines the progress of tasks and operations.
Q represents short quotations.
RUBY allows you to mark up ruby annotations in an HTML document.
SAMP represents sample computer code.
SCRIPT represents a client-side script.
SECTION represents a section in an HTML document
SELECT represents a select list (drop-down list).
SMALL represents a small text.
SPAN represents a section in an HTML document.
STRONG represents a strong text.
STYLE represents the style information of an HTML document.
SUB represents subscript text.
SUP represents superscript text.
SVG defines graphics in an XHTML document.
TABLE represents a table.
TEXTAREA represents a multi-line text input control.
TIME defines the day or time.
UL represents an unordered list.
VAR represents a variable part of a text.
VIDEO represents videos or movie streams.
WBR defines the possibility of a line break.
TEXT represents text in an HTML document.

HTML Flow Tags Example

Now let me create an example that uses some of the flow tags listed in the table given below, to give you an idea of how these tags are used and work in an HTML document.

<!DOCTYPE html>
   <p>Visit <A href=""></A></p>
   <p><ABBR title="Hypertext Markup Language">HTML</ABBR></p>
   <p><B>HTML</B> stands for "Hypertext Markup Language."</p>
   <p>Lorem ipsum dolor<BR> sit, amet consectetur <BR><BR>adipisicing elit.
   <BUTTON>This is a button</BUTTON>
   <p>This is <DEL>deleted</DEL> text.</p>




HTML stands for "Hypertext Markup Language."

Lorem ipsum dolor
sit, amet consectetur

adipisicing elit.



This is deleted text.

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