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HTML <big> tag (Not supported in HTML5)

HTML <big> tag was used to increase the text font size one level bigger than the document's base font size or surrounding text size, such as small to medium, medium to large, etc.

NOTE: HTML <big> tag is no longer supported by HTML5, so you can use CSS to increase the font size.


Following are some specifications about the <big> tag

Display Inline
Start tag/End tag Both start and End tag
Usage Fonts and Web Typography


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HTML big tag

Increasing Font-size using CSS property:

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Tag-specific Attribute:

The <big> element does not contain any specific attribute.

Global Attribute

The <big> element supports the Global Attribute in HTML.

Supporting Browsers

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