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 Tag Description:

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<HTML> Main document head

Definition: <HTML> encloses the whole HTML document while defining it as the proper MIME type.

Attributes:

VERSION

VERSION is fixed by the DTD as the string "-//W3O//DTD W3 HTML 3.0//EN"

URN

URN, which is optional, is the universal resource name for the document

ROLE

ROLE is a space separated list of SGML NAME tokens that are responsible for defining the role that this document plays, such as in a table of contents. ROLE is optional.

Context: <HTML> is legal within: None

The following markup can be used within <HTML> . . . </HTML>

<HEAD>, <BODY>

Suggested style/usage: Close Tag: REQUIRED

It is good practice to include the start and end <HTML> tags around an HTML document. However, it is legal to omit them.

Examples:

<HTML>
<HEAD><TITLE>my title</TITLE></HEAD>
<BODY>squaty body</BODY>
</HTML>

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