A paragraph is marked up as follows:
More "Try it Yourself" examples below.
The <p> tag defines a paragraph.
Browsers automatically add some space (margin) before and after each <p> element. The margins can be modified with CSS (with the margin properties).
The align attribute is not supported in HTML5.
|Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the alignment of the text within a paragraph
The <p> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <p> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
Some default behaviors of paragraphs.
Examples of how you can NOT write a poem in HTML.
HTML tutorial: HTML Paragraphs
HTML DOM reference: Paragraph Object
Most browsers will display the <p> element with the following default values: