HTML body Tag

HTML body Tag defines the body of the web page or HTML Document.

Syntax of HTML body Tag

The Syntax of HTML body Tag is shown below. It has both opening and closing tags.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
// body content here
</body>
</html>

Usage of HTML body Tag

The body tag contains all other HTML elements like header, footer, headings, paragraphs, images, lists, links etc.

Example of HTML body Tag

Simple example of HTML body tag is shown below.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
</h2>Heading</h2>
</p>This is paragraph.</p>
</body>
</html>

In the above example the heading tag and paragraph tag are defined inside the body of html document.

Browser Support for HTML body Tag

HTML body Tag is supported by all major browsers as it is the main html element.

Global Attributes Support in HTML body Tag

The HTML body Tag supports Global Attributes.

Event Attributes Support in HTML body Tag

The HTML body Tag supports Event Attributes.

Default Styling of body Tag

body tag is a block level element and takes the full space. You can change the background color, text color and other properties of body tag using simple CSS.

<style>
body
{
  color: blue;
  background-color: red;
}
</style>

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