HTML <p> tag
A paragraph is marked up as follows:
<p>This is some text in a paragraph.</p>
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Definition and Usage
The <p> tag defines a paragraph.
The p element automatically creates some space before and after itself. The
space is automatically applied by the browser, or you can specify it in a style
The <p> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Differences Between HTML and XHTML
All "presentation attributes" of the p element were deprecated
in HTML 4.01, and are not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD.
DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is
allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.
|Deprecated. Use styles instead.
Specifies the alignment of the text
within a paragraph
|id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang
For a full description, go to Standard
|onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup
For a full description, go to Event Attributes.
Some of the default behaviors of paragraphs.
Example of how you can NOT write a poem in HTML.
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