What Is - HTML - Quick Guide

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<HTML> stands for Hyper Text Markup Language

The HTML tool lets you add and customize all kinds of extras for free on your eBay listings. The HTML tag in your eBay listing editor basically lets you Enable and Disable HTML mode when creating your eBay listings, so you can add images, tables, links, music, video and backgrounds into your eBay listings.

Creating Links:

To make a link that will open in the same window, use:
<a href="url goes here">Text goes here</a>

To make a link that will open in a new window, use:
<a target="_blank" href="url goes here">Text goes here</a>

To make a link to an email address, use:
<a href="mailto:you@domain.com">email me</a>

To link an email with a subject, use:
<a href="mailto:you@domain.com?subject=Your Subject">email me</a>

To link images, use:
<a href="url goes here"><img src="pic url goes here"></a>

To link an image without a border, use:
<a href="url goes here"><img src="url of your image" border="0"></a>

To post an image, use:
<img src="url of image goes here">

To post a image thumbnail, use:
<a href="url of larger image goes here"><img src="url of image goes here" width="70" height="50" border="0">

To make your background a solid color, use:
<style type="text/css"><!-- body{background:#000000} //--></style>

To make your background an image, use:
<style type="text/css"><!-- body{background:url(url of image goes here);background-attachment:fixed} //--></style>

To give your background a default color, in case it doesn't load, use:
<style type="text/css"><!-- body{background:#000000 url(url of image goes here);background-attachment:fixed} //--></style>

Using DIV:

To make a DIV with borders, use:
<div style="border:#000000 2px solid">Text goes here.</div>

To make a DIV without a border, use:
<div style="font-family:verdana;font-size:12px;color:#404040">Text goes here.</div>

To make the DIV look like a table, use:
<div style="background:#000000;border:#c0c0c0 3px solid;font-family:verdana;font-size:9px;color:#c0c0c0;width:150px;height:75px">Text goes here.</div>

To make a DIV look like a table and have scrollbars, use:
<div style="background:#c0c0c0;border:#000000 3px solid;font-family:verdana;font-size:10px;color:#404040;width:150px;height:75px;overflow:auto">Text goes here.<br></div>

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