HTML Tags Ordered Alphabetically

Tag

Description

<!--...-->

Defines a comment

<!DOCTYPE> 

Defines the document type

<a>

Defines a hyperlink

<abbr>

Defines an abbreviation or an acronym

<acronym>

Not supported in HTML5. Use <abbr> instead.
Defines an acronym

<address>

Defines contact information for the author/owner of a document

<applet>

Not supported in HTML5. Use <embed> or <object> instead.
Defines an embedded applet

<area>

Defines an area inside an image-map

<article>

Defines an article

<aside>

Defines content aside from the page content

<audio>

Defines sound content

<b>

Defines bold text

<base>

Specifies the base URL/target for all relative URLs in a document

<basefont>

Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
Specifies a default color, size, and font for all text in a document

<bdi>

Isolates a part of text that might be formatted in a different direction from other text outside it

<bdo>

Overrides the current text direction

<big>

Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
Defines big text

<blockquote>

Defines a section that is quoted from another source

<body>

Defines the document's body

<br>

Defines a single line break

<button>

Defines a clickable button

<canvas>

Used to draw graphics, on the fly, via scripting (usually JavaScript)

<caption>

Defines a table caption

<center>

Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
Defines centered text

<cite>

Defines the title of a work

<code>

Defines a piece of computer code

<col>

Specifies column properties for each column within a <colgroup> element 

<colgroup>

Specifies a group of one or more columns in a table for formatting

<datalist>

Specifies a list of pre-defined options for input controls

<dd>

Defines a description/value of a term in a description list

<del>

Defines text that has been deleted from a document

<details>

Defines additional details that the user can view or hide

<dfn>

Represents the defining instance of a term

<dialog>

Defines a dialog box or window

<dir>

Not supported in HTML5. Use <ul> instead.
Defines a directory list

<div>

Defines a section in a document

<dl>

Defines a description list

<dt>

Defines a term/name in a description list

<em>

Defines emphasized text 

<embed>

Defines a container for an external (non-HTML) application

<fieldset>

Groups related elements in a form

<figcaption>

Defines a caption for a <figure> element

<figure>

Specifies self-contained content

<font>

Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
Defines font, color, and size for text

<footer>

Defines a footer for a document or section

<form>

Defines an HTML form for user input

<frame>

Not supported in HTML5.
Defines a window (a frame) in a frameset

<frameset>

Not supported in HTML5.
Defines a set of frames

<h1> to <h6>

Defines HTML headings

<head>

Defines information about the document

<header>

Defines a header for a document or section

<hr>

Defines a thematic change in the content

<html>

Defines the root of an HTML document

<i>

Defines a part of text in an alternate voice or mood

<iframe>

Defines an inline frame

<img>

Defines an image

<input>

Defines an input control

<ins>

Defines a text that has been inserted into a document

<kbd>

Defines keyboard input

<label>

Defines a label for an <input> element

<legend>

Defines a caption for a <fieldset> element

<li>

Defines a list item

<link>

Defines the relationship between a document and an external resource (most used to link to style sheets)

<main>

Specifies the main content of a document

<map>

Defines a client-side image-map

<mark>

Defines marked/highlighted text

<menu>

Defines a list/menu of commands

<menuitem>

Defines a command/menu item that the user can invoke from a popup menu

<meta>

Defines metadata about an HTML document

<meter>

Defines a scalar measurement within a known range (a gauge)

<nav>

Defines navigation links

<noframes>

Not supported in HTML5.
Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames

<noscript>

Defines an alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts

<object>

Defines an embedded object

<ol>

Defines an ordered list

<optgroup>

Defines a group of related options in a drop-down list

<option>

Defines an option in a drop-down list

<output>

Defines the result of a calculation

<p>

Defines a paragraph

<param>

Defines a parameter for an object

<picture>

Defines a container for multiple image resources

<pre>

Defines preformatted text

<progress>

Represents the progress of a task

<q>

Defines a short quotation

<rp>

Defines what to show in browsers that do not support ruby annotations

<rt>

Defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters (for East Asian typography)

<ruby>

Defines a ruby annotation (for East Asian typography)

<s>

Defines text that is no longer correct

<samp>

Defines sample output from a computer program

<script>

Defines a client-side script

<section>

Defines a section in a document

<select>

Defines a drop-down list

<small>

Defines smaller text

<source>

Defines multiple media resources for media elements (<video> and <audio>)

<span>

Defines a section in a document

<strike>

Not supported in HTML5. Use <del> or <s> instead.
Defines strikethrough text

<strong>

Defines important text

<style>

Defines style information for a document

<sub>

Defines subscripted text

<summary>

Defines a visible heading for a <details> element

<sup>

Defines superscripted text

<table>

Defines a table

<tbody>

Groups the body content in a table

<td>

Defines a cell in a table

<textarea>

Defines a multiline input control (text area)

<tfoot>

Groups the footer content in a table

<th>

Defines a header cell in a table

<thead>

Groups the header content in a table

<time>

Defines a date/time

<title>

Defines a title for the document

<tr>

Defines a row in a table

<track>

Defines text tracks for media elements (<video> and <audio>)

<tt>

Not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.
Defines teletype text

<u>

Defines text that should be stylistically different from normal text

<ul>

Defines an unordered list

<var>

Defines a variable

<video>

Defines a video or movie

<wbr>

Defines a possible line-break