HTML and CSS Reference
In-Depth Information The class, id, style, and title attributes
Use the id attribute to create a label for the paragraph that can later be
used to unambiguously reference that paragraph in a hyperlink target,
for automated searches, as a stylesheet selector, and with a host of oth-
er applications. [ The id attribute, ]
Use the optional title attribute and quote-enclosed string value to
provide a descriptive phrase for the paragraph. [ The title attribute, ]
Use the style attribute with the <p> tag to create an inline style for
the paragraph's contents. The class attribute lets you label the para-
graph with a name that refers to a predefined class of the <p> tag previ-
ously declared in some document-level or externally defined stylesheet.
Class-identified paragraphs lend themselves well to computer process-
ing of your documentsfor example, extracting all paragraphs whose
class name is "citation," for automated assembly of a master list of cita-
tions. [ Inline Styles: The style Attribute, 8.1.1 ] [ Style Classes, 8.3 ] Event attributes
As with divisions, a browser recognizes many user-initiated events, such
as when a user clicks or double-clicks within a tag's display space, if
the browser conforms to the current HTML or XHTML standard. With
the respective on attribute and value, you may react to those events
by displaying a user dialog box or activating some multimedia event.
[ JavaScript Event Handlers, 12.3.3 ] Allowed paragraph content
A paragraph may contain any element allowed in a text flow, including
conventional words and punctuation, links ( <a> ), images ( <img> ), line
breaks ( <br> ), font changes ( <b> , <i> , <tt> , <u> , <strike> , <big> , <small> ,
<sup> , <sub> , and <font> ), and content-based style changes ( <acronym> ,
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