The Web Design Group

HTML 4.0 Inline Elements

Most HTML 4.0 elements permitted within the BODY are classified as either block-level elements or inline elements. Inline elements typically may only contain text and other inline elements. When rendered visually, inline elements do not usually begin on a new line.

The following are defined as inline elements in HTML 4.0:

The following elements may be used as either block-level elements or inline elements. If used as inline elements (e.g., within another inline element or a P), these elements should not contain any block-level elements.

Valid HTML 4.01