Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

A body may refer to any of the following:

body definition1. In HyperText Markup Language (HTML), body is used to describe the body (main content) of a web page. See our <body> tag definition for further information.

2. In Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), body is used to select the body tag in an HTML document. In the CSS code, it is referred to as the "body selector". For example, to give the body a grey background color, the following CSS code could be used.

<style type="text/css">
body { background-color:#CCCCCC; }

3. In an e-mail, the body is the main portion of an e-mail that contains the message.

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