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The <em></em> Tag


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<em> Description:

The <em> element provides emphasis for the enclosed text.

Most browsers tend to render <em> in italics.

<em> Web Browser Support:



<em> Attributes:



<em> End Tag:




CDATA Usually plain text. The following tags are valid within the <em> tag:
a, abbr, acronym, applet, b, basefont, bdo, big, br, button, cite, code, dfn, em, font, i, iframe, img, input, kbd, label, map, object, q, s, samp, script, select, small, span, strike, strong, sub, sup, textarea, tt, u, var

<em> Valid Context:


The <em> tag is valid within the following tags:
a, abbr, acronym, address, applet, b, bdo, big, blockquote, body, button, caption, center, cite, code, dd, del, dfn, div, dt, em, fieldset, font, form, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, i, iframe, ins, kbd, label, legend, li, noframes, noscript, object, p, pre, q, s, samp, small, span, strike, strong, sub, sup, td, th, tt, u, var

<em> Usage:


  • standard emphasis
    This is <em>emphasized text</em>.


<em> Special Notes:


  • Most browsers display the em tag in italics, but if you write something that must be italics (rather than emphasized), use CSS.


More <em> Information:


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