HTML 5 <bb> Tag
This tag has now been removed from the HTML5 specification (which is still in draft status at time of writing). Rather than remove this article altogether, I have decided to keep it here for reference.
<bb> tag is used for specifying a user agent/(browser) command that the user can invoke.
For example, the
<bb> tag can be used to download a website as a standalone application.
<bb> tag was introduced in HTML 5.
This example demonstrates how to write the
<bb> element into your HTML code.
Note: At the time of writing, the
<bb> element has limited (if any) browser support. This example is based on the W3C HTML 5 Working Draft, and is solely to demonstrate the context of this tag.
HTML tags can contain one or more attributes. Attributes are added to a tag to provide the browser with more information about how the tag should appear or behave. Attributes consist of a name and a value separated by an equals (=) sign, with the value surrounded by double quotes. Here's an example,
There are 3 kinds of attributes that you can add to your HTML tags: Element-specific, global, and event handler content attributes.
The attributes that you can add to this tag are listed below.
The following table shows the attributes that are specific to this tag/element.
|type||Specifies the type of command.
The following attributes are standard across all HTML 5 tags.
For a full explanation of these attributes, see HTML 5 global attributes.
Event Handler Content Attributes
Event handler content attributes enable you to invoke a script from within your HTML. The script is invoked when a certain "event" occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event.
Here are the standard HTML 5 event handler content attributes.
For a full explanation of these attributes, see HTML 5 event handler content attributes.