Tag BODY

Description
Element <BODY> is aimed for holding the content of the web page, that is imaged in the browser window. Information, which should be displayed in the document, must be located in the package <BODY>. Text, images, tags, JAVA scripts, etc. are related to this information.
Tag <BODY> is also used for defining the colours of the links and text on the web page. Tag <BODY> is used for placing the event handler. Open and closing <BODY> tags are not optional on the web page, but their usage is a good style in order to define the beginning and the ending of HTML document.
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Parametrs
Alink defines the colour of the active link.
Background sets the background image on the page.
Bgcolor colour of web page background.
Bgproperties defines whether to scroll background with text or not.
Bottommargin indent from the bottom edge of the browser window to the content.
Leftmargin horizontal indent from the edge of the browser window to the content.
Link colour of the links on the web page.
Scroll defines whether to display the scroll bar or not.
Text colour of the text in the document.
Topmargin indent from the bottom edge of the browser window to the content.
Vlink colour of attended links
Closing Tag
Open and closing tags are not optional.
The Description of Tag <BODY> Parameters
ALINK Parameter
Description
Defines the colour of the active link. The current colour of the link is changed to the active one, when the link is clicked by mouse cursor or highlighted by keyboard.
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Arguments
The colour value can be defined in two ways.
    1. By its title.
    Browsers support some colours by their titles.
    2. By hexadecimal value.
    The numbers in the hexadecimal code are used for defining the colours. Hexadecimal system is based on the number 16. The numbers will be the following: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, A, B, C, D, E, F. The numbers from 10 to 15 are substituted for Latin letters. The numbers more than 15 in hexadecimal system are formed by addition two numbers to one.
Coincides with the colour of the link.
Analogue CSS
BODY:active { colour }
BACKGROUND Parameter
Description
Determines the image, which will be used as background image. The background is always imaged full size in 100% scale. While selecting the background image make sure in adequate contrast between it and the text of the web-page.
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Arguments
Any acceptable address of the image – it is allowed to use absolute or relative way.
Default value
No.
Analogue CSS
BODY { background: url }
BGCOLOR Parameter
Description
Defines the background colour of the web page. The use of this parameter with background is allowed if you select the background colour which is similar to the background image.
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Parameters
ALINK Parameters
Default value
Depends on the browser and its version, but usually the white colour of background is used.
Analogue CSS
BODY { background }
BGPROPERTIES Parameter
Description
Background image is scrolled with the web page content by default. You can fix the background in one place with the help of BGPROPERTIES Parameter and force to scroll only content.
Analogue CSS
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Arguments
There is only one meaning of fixed, which fixes the background. If it is necessary the background not to be fixed, delete BGPROPERTIES parameter in tag <BODY> and define the blank value – .
Default value
No
Analogue CSS
BODY { background-attachment: fixed | scroll }
LEFTMARGIN Parameter
Description
Defines the indent from the left edge of the browser window to the content of the web page.
Analogue CSS
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Arguments
Positive integer, which defines the indent in pixels
Default value
10 pixels for Windows and 8 pixels for Macintosh.
Analogue CSS
BODY { margin: number }
LINK Parameter
Description
Defines the colour of attended links.
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Arguments
See ALINK Parameter
Default value
#0000FF
Analogue CSS
BODY:link { color: colour }
SCROLL Parameter
SCROLL parameter controls the scroll bar occurrence in the browser window, when the content of the web page is more than the active window size. This parameter works only in Internet Explorer.
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Arguments
Yes – displays scroll bars. No – disables displaying of the scroll bar in the window.
Default value
No
Analogue CSS
BODY { overflow: hidden }
Text Parameter
Description
Defines the colour of the text, which is used on the web page by default. The colours of some elements can be easily changed with the help of styles.
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Arguments
See ALINK Parameter
Default value
#000000
Analogue CSS
BODY:link { color: colour }
VLINK Parameter
Defines the colour of attended links.
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Arguments
See ALINK Parameter
Default value
#551a8b (Firefox); #800080 (Internet Explorer Рё Opera).
Analogue CSS
BODY:visited { color: colour }
Form creator
Application form
Form processor
File upload form