HTML Body Tag


BODY Tag


    The <body></body> tag is where the action is for an HTML document. This contains what people look at when they see your web page.

Syntax

<BODY bgcolor="#rrggbb" background="URL" text="#rrggbb" link="#rrggbb" alink="#rrggbb" vlink="#rrggbb">

  viewable-part-of-your-web-page

</BODY>



Modifiers

BGCOLOR="color"
Defines the background color.
BACKGROUND="URL"
Uses a graphic as the background texture.
TEXT="color"
Default color of text on the page.
LINK="color"
Color of unfollowed links. (default blue)
ALINK="color"
Color of activated links. (default blue)
VLINK="color"
Color of followed links. (default purple)

Tips

BGCOLOR
The hexadecimal value can be derived from many graphic drawing packages.
BACKGROUND
Textures are always tiled. They can be square tiles or elongated either horizontally or vertically.

    Text link colors can be changed however, people may not recognize them quite as readily as the standard colors.