The <body> tag defines the document's body.

The <body> element contains all the contents of an HTML document, such as text, hyperlinks, images, tables, lists, etc.

Example

A simple HTML document, with the minimum of required tags:

<html>
<head>
<title>Title of the document</title>
</head>

<body>
The content of the document......
</body>

</html>

Attributes

AttributeValueDescription
alink color Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the color of an active link in a document
background URL Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies a background image for a document
bgcolor color Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the background color of a document
link color Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the color of unvisited links in a document
text color Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the color of the text in a document
vlink color Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the color of visited links in a document