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HTML Tutorial

This article is the September contest winner. The author provides a basic tutorial of HTML, with code samples illustrating headings, lists, background colors, using the Frame tag and more.

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By: Anand Narayanaswamy
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October 11, 2004
  1. · HTML Tutorial
  2. · Paragraph Tags, Attributes and Headings
  3. · Using Lists
  4. · Indents and Links
  5. · Working with Images
  6. · Working with Tables
  7. · Working with Frames
  8. · Using Forms, Text, Buttons, and Combo Box
  9. · Text Area, Check Box, and Radio Buttons
  10. · Additional Tags
  11. · Drawing Lines, SUB and SUP Tags
  12. · Test Yourself Questions

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HTML Tutorial - Additional Tags
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Formatting your Text

You can use <PRE></PRE>tag to format your text. It stands for Preformatted Text. Whatever you enter inside these tags will be displayed as such on the browser. This tag is used for writing programming codes.
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 This text will display as such
 and is used for displaying codes

Moving Texts

Texts and Images can be moved with the help of <MARQUEE></MARQUEE> tag. This tag accepts many attributes as shown below


This attribute changes the background color of the moving text or any object. The values can be red, blue or in Hexadecimal format.


This attribute changes the direction of the moving object. Its values can be left, right, top and bottom.


It indicates the speed of the moving object. Typically, its value is specified in MilliSeconds. Keep in mind that 1 second is equal to 1000 milliseconds.


You can specify number of times, the particular text or object should move with the help of this attribute. A value of –1 indicates the infinite movement of texts.

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<MARQUEE bgcolor = “red” behavior = “top” scrolldelay = “2000”
loop = 4”></MARQUEE>

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