Creating an HTML Vertical Rule - Line
you're looking for a way to add an HTML vertical rule or line divider to
your web page, you have most likely discovered that this isn't possible with
HTML code. However, you can do so using an image.
In addition, you can also use an image to create a horizontal rule within
your HTML code.
The image below,
which looks like this (a tiny blue dot):
is a 2 pixel by 2 pixel
image. This single image can be used to create an HTML vertical or
horizontal line within your web page simply by changing the HTML image code
HEIGHT and WIDTH attributes.
Note: In order for this HTML code to work properly, you will need to create
an image that is 2 pixels by 2 pixels in size and upload it to your web server.
You will then need to link to the image within your HTML image code.
If you'd like to use the image in this example, you're welcome to copy it.
Place your mouse pointer over the little blue dot (enlarged to assist you)
below. Right click, and go to 'Save Picture As.' A window will load and enable
you to select the folder on your computer in which you'd like to save the
Here's the image:
<IMG SRC="image.gif" WIDTH="2" HEIGHT="2"
<IMG SRC="image.gif" WIDTH="200" HEIGHT="2"
<IMG SRC="image.gif" WIDTH="200" HEIGHT="5"
<IMG SRC="image.gif" WIDTH="2" HEIGHT="200"
<IMG SRC="image.gif" WIDTH="5" HEIGHT="200"
the text indicated in bold to suit your needs.
HTML vertical rules provide a great way to divide your web page contect areas
and add a bit of color to your web page.
your HTML code snippets. We'll credit you and give you a link to your