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Images are used to make web pages beautiful and more descriptive. More information can be presented through images and in a much easier way.

HTML displays images using <img> tag.

<img> tag is an empty tag. It does not have a closing tag.It has attributes only.

Syntax of <img> tag

<img src="image_url" alt="about image">

Syntax explanation:

  • src - Used for giving url of image.
  • alt - It provides additional information about the image.

<img src="flowers.jpg" alt="Beautiful flowers">
▶ Run the code


Beautiful flower

HTML img tag Attribute

<img> tag has other attributes too like width, height and border.These attributes let the user to define height,width and border of image.

  • width - It defines width of image.we can set width either in percentage,in pixels or in other scales.
    <img src="flowers.jpg" width="250px">
  • height - It defines height of image.we can set height either in percentage,in pixels or in other scales.
    <img src="flowers.jpg" height="250px">
  • border - We can also create border around the image using border attribute.
    <img src="flowers.jpg" border="2">

A working example:

<img src="cat.jpg" width="250px" height="250px" border="2">
▶ Run the code



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