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HTML <u> tag

HTML <u> tag is used to define a span of inline text with a non-textual annotation. It rendered as an solid underlined text, but it can be changed using CSS properties. This tag was deprecated in HTML 4.0 and redefined in HTML5.

In HTML5, <u> tag is used to represent the text that is stylistically different with normal text.

Tips: The use of <u> tag should be ignored as it may generate confusion for a hyperlinked text.


Following are some specifications about the HTML <u> tag

Display Inline
Start tag/End tag Start and End tag
Usage Formatting


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Tag-specific attributes:

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

Global attribute:

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

Event attribute:

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

Supporting Browsers

Elementchrome browser Chromeie browser IEfirefox browser Firefoxopera browser Operasafari browser Safari
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