Specifies the start of an HTML document to a Web Browser. Most attributes are being replaced by Style Sheets.

Attribute Description
dir Change the display of text from left to right, or right to left. Very useful in language translation.
lang Define the language to display your element in. Here's a link to the abbreviations of languages. http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/iso639a.html


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