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HTML <i> tag

HTML <i> tag is used to represent a part of text in a different voice from the surrounding text. The content within <i> tag usually renders in italic type on the browser. It can be useful to represent some technical terms, phrase, fictional character thoughts, etc.

NOTE: The <i> tag does not include any logical meaning to the content and if you want to represent some logically important part of the content then use <em> tag. (Both give same visual effect)


Following are some specifications about the HTML <i> tag

Display Inline
Start tag/End tag Both Start and End tag
Usage Textual

Example 1

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HTML I tag


Tag-specific attribute

HTML <i> tag does not contain any specific attribute.

Global attribute

HTML <i> tag supports the global attributes in HTML.

Event attribute

HTML <i> tag supports the event attributes in HTML.

Supporting Browsers

Elementchrome browser Chromeie browser IEfirefox browser Firefoxopera browser Operasafari browser Safari
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