HTML 4.0 Standard Attributes

HTML tags can have attributes. The special attributes for each tag are listed under the tags in the "HTML 4.0 Reference" page. The attributes listed here are standard attributes valid for all HTML tags (with few exceptions):


Core Attributes

Not valid in: base, head, html, meta, param, script, style, title.

Attributes: Values: Description:
class class_rule or style_rule The class of the element.
id id_name String that identifies the object
style style_definition An inline style definition
title tooltip_text  Text to display in tool tip


Language Attributes

Not valid in: base, br, frame, frameset, hr, iframe, param, script.

Attributes: Values: Description:
dir ltr | rtl Text direction
lang language_code Language code


Keyboard Attributes

Attributes: Values: Description:
accesskey character Accessibility character
tabindex number Position in tabbing order