HTML i Tag

HTML i Tag or Idiomatic Text element is used to define a term or a word which is different from rest of the text, for example words from another language, technical terms or idiomatic text etc.

Syntax of HTML i Tag

The Syntax of HTML i Tag is shown below, It has both starting tag and ending tag.

<i>
</i>

Usage of HTML i Tag

HTML i Tag is used to define idiomatic terms, technical terms, words from a different language, transliterations, ideas or thoughts, alternative voice or mood etc.

The lang attribute must be used inside i tag to define the language for the words from other languages.

The text defined inside HTML i Tag is italic by default.

HTML i Tag is an inline element.

Example of HTML i Tag

Simple example of HTML i Tag is shown below.

<p>The <i>HTML</i> is a language used to build web pages.</p>

Output

The HTML is a language used to build web pages.

Another example is given below.

<p><i lang='es'>hola</i> is a Spanish word for Hello.</p>

Output

hola is a Spanish word for Hello.

Browser Support for HTML i Tag

HTML i Tag is supported by all major browsers including Safari and Internet Explorer.

Global Attributes Support in HTML i Tag

The HTML i Tag supports all Global Attributes.

Event Attributes Support in HTML i Tag

The HTML i Tag supports all Event Attributes.

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