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HTML Elements and Attributes for Hyperlinks, Scripts and Style Sheets

Below is a list of the most commonly used*** html element tags that control an hyperlinks, scripts and styles sheets on the webpage.

Note: Some attributes listed below have been depreciated in favor of Cascading Style Sheets.

HTML Elements and Attributes for Hyperlinks, Scripts and Style Sheets
ElementOpening TagAttributesClosing TagDescription
style<style>type="?"</style>Defines a style sheet

type - type of style sheet
</script>Defines a script

language - script language
event - trigger for script
for - what script affects
</a>Creates a hyperlink on the webpage.

href -
The href attribute is required and supplies
1. the next page (URL)
2. the location on a page (#location)
3. an email link (mailto:your_email)

name -
The name attribute marks the location for the destination of a jump link (refers to #location)
***A complete list of html element tags can be found at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) website.
**Color can be set using color names (red, black, etc) or RGB color codes or hexidecimal color codes.

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