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HTML 4.0 Reference

Also available: HTML 4.0 Reference in Japanese

HTML 4.0 became a W3C Recommendation in December of 1997. The new HTML standard provides a number of significant improvements over previous versions of the language while emphasizing the concepts of accessibility and structural markup.


What's New in HTML 4.0
A summary of the new features in HTML 4.0 and a look at the key concepts behind the new standard.
Structure of an HTML 4.0 Document
An explanation of elements, tags, and attributes, and how they are used in an HTML 4.0 document.
Organizational List of HTML 4.0 Elements
All HTML 4.0 elements organized by their function.
Alphabetical List of HTML 4.0 Elements
All HTML 4.0 elements listed alphabetically.
HTML 4.0 Entities
All character entity references in HTML 4.0 along with their numeric character references and rendering in your browser.
Offline Versions
Downloadable versions of this reference suitable for offline use.