BODY Tag

BODY Tag


The BODY tag contains all the text and graphics of the document with all the HTML tags that are used for control and formatting of the page.

The Format is:

<BODY>
Your Document goes here
</BODY>

An HTML document, web page can be created using a text editor, Notepad or WordPad. All the HTML documents should have the extension .htm or .html. It requires a web browser like Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator/Communicator to view the document.

Attributes of <BODY> Tags

BGCOLOR: used to set the background color for the document

Example:

<BODY BGCOLOR="yellow">
Your document text goes here.
</BODY>


TEXT: used to set the color of the text of the document

Example:

<BODY TEXT="red"> 
Document text changed to red color 
</BODY>


LEFTMARGIN: set the left hand margin of the document

Example:

<BODY LEFTMARGIN="60">
This document is indented 60 pixels from the left hand side of the page.
</BODY>


TOPMARGIN: set the left hand margin of the document

Example:

<BODY TOPMARGIN="60"> 
This document is indented 60 pixels from the top of the page. 
</BODY>


BACKGROUND: It is used to point to an image file (the files with an extension .gif, .jpeg) that will be used as the background of the document. The image file will be tiled across the document.

Example:

<BODY BACKGROUND="filename.gif">
Your document text goes here
</BODY>


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