It is used to set the default text-color, font-size, font-family of all the text in the browser. It is not supported in HTML 5.
Note: This tag can be used in both <head> and <body> element.
Optional Attributes: This tag contains three optional attributes which are listed below:
- color: It is used to specify the default text-color of document.
- size: It is used to specify the default font-size of document.
- face: It is used to specify the default font-style of document.
Below example illustrates the <basefont> tag in HTML:
Supported Browsers: This tag is not supported by any browser.
Note: The <basefont> tag was supported in Internet Explorer 9, and earlier versions.
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