HTML | body Tag

The <body> tag in HTML is used to define the main content present inside an HTML page. It is always enclosed within <html>tag. The <body> tag is the last child of <html> tag. A body tag contains starting as well as an ending tag.

Syntax:

<body> Body Contents... </body>

Attributes: There are many attributes in <body> tag which are depreciated from HTML5 are listed below:

  • background: It contains the URL of background image. It is used to set the background image.
  • bgcolor: It is used to specify the background color of an image.
  • alink: It is used to specify the color of active link.
  • link: It is used to specify the color of visited links.
  • text: It specify the color of text in a document.
  • vlink: It specify the color of visited links.

Example 1:

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head>
        <title>body tag</title
    </head>
      
    <!-- body tag starts here -->
    <body>
        <center>
            <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
            <h2>body Tag</h2>
        </center>
    </body>
    <!-- body tag ends here -->
      
</html>                                

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Example 2: Example to show the functioning of a Body tag along with its CSS implementation

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head>
        <title>body tag</title
          
        <!-- style on the body tag -->
        <style>
            body { 
                text-align:center; 
            
        </style
    </head
      
    <!-- body tag starts from here -->
    <body
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
        <h2>body Tag</h2>
    </body>
</html>

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <body> tag are listed below:

  • google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera


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