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HTML Samp Tag

Reference on the Samp Tag of HTML, its useful example, and a list of its allowed attributes.

Edited: 2014-12-28 07:09

The HTML samp element is used to markup samples of source code, such as HTML, css, JavaScript. Etc. Rendering code as text is done by replacing ">" with "&gt;" and "<" with "&lt;".

Most sites are using pre instead.

Attributes

Standard Attributes

Attribute:Value:Description:DTD:
AttrsOther AttributesCommon, Event, I18nSTF

DTD. Defines which document type the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, F=Frameset.

Example

The below shows how to markup code samples in HTML pages, using samp tags.

 <samp>
  &lt;!DOCTYPE html&gt;
&lt;html lang="en"&gt;

  &lt;head&gt;
    &lt;title&gt;My first Website&lt;/title&gt;
  &lt;/head&gt;

  &lt;body&gt;
    &lt;p&gt;My first Website.&lt;/p&gt;
  &lt;/body&gt;

&lt;/html&gt;
 </samp>

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