HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. It is used to form the structure of web pages.

At times it might be useful for use to be able to read and edit HTML on our website.

Learn HTML Basics

This site is an excellent learning source for basic HTML code and tags. The left column list provides a variety of tag types, and each page shows simple tags ands samples of how the look on the page. You can also click the “Try It” button to access an easy-to-use interactive window to try out the results yourself.

A great introduction to HTML tags used specifically in WordPress blogs and page content. The three main links provide Basics and Terminology, Commonly Used HTML, and Useless HTML Tags. A great reference with easy to understand examples.

Common HTML Tags Used in WordPress

<strong>TEXT HERE</strong>
<b>TEXT HERE</b>

<em>TEXT HERE</em>
<i>TEXT HERE</i>

Heading 1 (page title style):
<h1>TEXT HERE</h1>

Heading 2 (main headline style):
<h2>TEXT HERE</h2>

Heading 3 (subhead style):
<h3>TEXT HERE</h3>

Heading 4 (small subhead style):
<h4>TEXT HERE</h4>

<p>TEXT HERE</p>

Line Break:
<br />

Horizontal Rule:
<hr />

Colored Type:
<span style=”color: #800000;”>TEXT HERE</span>
(in this case, the hexadecimal number = red)

Link to a URL/Web page:
<a href=”” target=”_blank”>SITENAME.COM</a>

Link to an e-mail address:
<a href=””>NAME</a>

Link to a phone number:
<a href=”tel:9165555555″>(916) 555-5555</a>