Page Markup And Formatting
15 March 2013
Single line blockquote:
Stay hungry. Stay foolish.
Multi line blockquote with a cite reference:
<blockquote>Element (or HTML Block Quotation Element) indicates that the enclosed text is an extended quotation. Usually, this is rendered visually by indentation (see Notes for how to change it). A URL for the source of the quotation may be given using the cite attribute, while a text representation of the source can be given using the
multiple contributors – MDN HTML element reference – blockquote
|Jane||$1||Because that’s all Steve Jobs needed for a salary.|
|John||$100K||For all the blogging he does.|
|Jane||$100M||Pictures are worth a thousand words, right? So Tom x 1,000.|
|Jane||$100B||With hair like that?! Enough said…|
These supported tags come from the WordPress.com code FAQ.
Address Tag1 Infinite Loop
Anchor Tag (aka. Link)
This is an example of a link.
The abbreviation srsly stands for “seriously”.
Acronym Tag (deprecated in HTML5)
The acronym ftw stands for “for the win”.
Big Tag (deprecated in HTML5)
These tests are a big deal, but this tag is no longer supported in HTML5.
“Code is poetry.” —Automattic
This tag styles blocks of code.
margin: 0 0 5px;
and here's a line of some really, really, really, really long text, just to see how it is handled and to find out how it overflows;
You will learn later on in these tests that
word-wrap: break-word; will be your best friend.
This tag will let you
strike out text, but this tag is recommended supported in HTML5 (use the
The emphasize tag should italicize text.
Horizontal Rule Tag
This sentence is following a
<hr /> tag.
This tag should denote text.
This scarcely known tag emulates keyboard text, which is usually styled like the
This tag is for preserving whitespace as typed, such as in poetry or ASCII art.
Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both (\_/) And be one traveler, long I stood (='.'=) And looked down one as far as I could (")_(") To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, |\_/| Because it was grassy and wanted wear; / @ @ \ Though as for that the passing there ( > º < ) Had worn them really about the same, `>>x<<´ / O \ And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black. Oh, I kept the first for another day! Yet knowing how way leads on to way, I doubted if I should ever come back. I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. and here's a line of some really, really, really, really long text, just to see how it is handled and to find out how it overflows;
Quote Tag for short, inline quotes
Developers, developers, developers… –Steve Ballmer
Strike Tag (deprecated in HTML5) and S Tag
This tag shows
This tag shows smaller text.
This tag shows bold text.
Getting our science styling on with H2O, which should push the “2” down.
Still sticking with science and Albert Einstein’s E = MC2, which should lift the 2 up.
Teletype Tag (obsolete in HTML5)
This rarely used tag emulates teletype text, which is usually styled like the
Underline Tag deprecated in HTML 4, re-introduced in HTML5 with other semantics
This tag shows underlined text.
This allows you to denote variables.