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HTML <em> tag

Syntax

<em> - </em>

Definition and Usage

The EM element gives emphasis to its contents.  Visual browsers typically render EM as italic text, but authors can suggest a rendering using style sheets. Since EM is a structural element, it carries meaning, making it preferable to font style elements such as I when marking up citations.

Standard Attributes

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

For a full description, go to Standard Attributes.

Event Attributes

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

For a full description, go to Event Attributes.

Example

Source Output
The <b>EM</b> element gives <em>emphasis</em> to its contents. The EM element gives emphasis to its contents.

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