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HTML <small> tag

HTML <small> tag makes text font by one size smaller than the document?s base font size (Such as large to medium, medium to small, etc.)

In HTML5, <small> tag is used for identifying secondary importance such as copyright, side comments, and legal notices.

Tips: The <small> tag can be nested which means we can use <small> tag inside one another for multiple times, and it will continue to decrease the font size than its surrounding text.


Following are some specifications about the HTML <small> tag

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


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HTML small tag


Tag-specific attributes:

The <small> tag does not contain any specific attribute.

Global attribute:

The <small> tag supports the Global attributes in HTML.

Event attribute:

The <small> tag supports the Event attributes in HTML.

Supporting Browsers

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