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Obscure XHTML Tags

Well, maybe not that obscure..

  • <pre> — Preformatted character data
  • <em> — Renders as emphasized text
  • <strong> — Renders as strong emphasized text
  • <tt> — Renders font as teletype or monospace
  • <dfn> — Defines a definition term
  • <code> — Defines computer code text
  • <samp> — Defines sample computer code
  • <kbd> — Defines keyboard text
  • <var> — Defines a variable
  • <cite> — Defines a citation
  • <strike> — XHTML Transitional only
  • <del> — Indicates deleted text
  • <ins> — Indicates inserted text
  • <dl> — Defines a definition list
  • <dt> — Defines a definition term
  • <dd> — Defines a definition definition
  • <abbr> — Defines an abbreviation
  • <acronym> — Defines an acronym
  • <address> — Specifies an address
  • <q> — Indicates inline quoted text
  • <bdo dir="rtl"> — Override the bidirectional algorithm
  • <wbr> — Word break, applied by IE and Fx if needed
  • <optgroup> — Labels groups of options in select boxes

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