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HTML Text formatting

HTML contains several elements for defining text with a special meaning.

Formatting elements were designed to display special types of text:

  • <b> - Change Text to Bold
  • <strong> - Important Text
  • <i> - Change text to italic format
  • <em> - Emphasized Text
  • <mark> - Marked text which will highlight the text.
  • <small> - Change to Smaller text
  • <del> - Change text format to Deleted.
  • <ins> - Inserted text which will be identified by browser as inserted text. usually it will appear as underline.
  • <sub> -Subscript text which will appear next to the normal text before the element.
  • <sup> - Superscript text which will appear next to the normal text before the element.

Example of text formatting

     <b>bold text</b>
     <strong>Important text</strong>
     <i>Italic text</i>
     <em>Emphasized text</em>
     <mark>Marked text</mark>
     <small>Smaller text</small>
     <del>Deleted text</del>
     <ins>Inserted text</ins>
     <sub>Subscript text</sub>
     <sup>Superscript text</sup>

Example Result

bold text

Important text

italic text

Emphasized text

Marked text

Smaller text

Deleted text

Inserted text

Subscript text : x 2 y

Superscript text : x 2


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