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HTML <li> tag


<li> - </li>

Definition and Usage

The LI element defines a list item. The element must be contained within DIR, MENU, OL or UL.

Unless used with the deprecated MENU or DIR elements, LI may contain block-level elements, including H2, TABLE, UL, and OL. This allows OL and UL to be nested.

Optional Attributes

Attribute Value Description
type Case-insensitive for UL, DIR & MENU

A - uppercase alphabetic: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, ...
a - lowercase alphabetic: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, ...
I - uppercase Roman numerals: I, II, III, IV, V, ...
i - lowercase Roman numerals: i, ii, iii, iv, v, ...
1 - decimal numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...

Case sensitive for OL

disc - a filled-in circle
square - a square outline
circle - a circle outline

Specifies the type of the list. Deprecated. Replace by style sheets

value number_of_items_in_list Deprecated. Replace by style sheets

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang

For a full description, go to Standard Attributes.

Event Attributes

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup

For a full description, go to Event Attributes.


Source Output
<li>Tehe elder scrolls</li>
<li>Titan Quest</li>
<li>Rise of Nations</li>

<li>Tehe elder scrolls</li>
<li>Titan Quest</li>
<li>Rise of Nations</li>

  1. Tehe elder scrolls
  2. Titan Quest
  3. Rise of Nations
  • Tehe elder scrolls
  • Titan Quest
  • Rise of Nations


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