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Translations from HTML to CSS

HTML Elements

HTML Elements: Translations to CSS
HTML CSS Deprecated
<APPLET> N/A Y
<B> font-weight
<BASEFONT> font-size, font-family Y
<BIG> font-size
<BLINK> text-decoration: blink;
<CENTER> margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; Y
<DIR> UL+style Y
<EM> font-style: italic;
<FONT> font-family, font-size Y
<HR> border-top: solid;
<I> font-style: italic;
<ISINDEX> N/A Y
<MENU> UL+style Y
<STRIKE> text-decoration: line-through; Y
<S> text-decoration: line-through; Y
<SMALL> font-size
<STRONG> font-weight: bold;
<SUB> vertical-align: sub;
<SUP> vertical-align: sup;
<TT> font-family: monospace;
<U> text-decoration: underline; Y

HTML Attributes

HTML Attributes: Translations to CSS
HTML Attribute of HTML Element CSS Deprecated
align see file float, text-align Y
alink <BODY> A:active Y
background <BODY><TD> background Y
bgcolor <BODY> background-color Y
clear <BR> clear Y
compact <LIST> display: compact Y
face, size <FONT> font-family: Arial; Y
link <BODY> A:link Y
noshade <HR> CSS default is solid Y
start <LIST> content: counter Y
text <BODY> color Y
type <LIST> list-style-type Y
value <LIST> LI:before Y
vlink <BODY> A:visited Y
width <HR> width Y

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Sue Sims