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Is the body tag required for all HTML documents?

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Technically it should be included, but many browsers assume its existence if it isn't there. (if i recall correctly)

If you want to stay compliant with the W3C specifications, however, you must have a body tag. It must be the only body tag in the page, it must be a direct child of the HTML tag, and it must be preceded by 1 and only 1 HEAD tag.
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