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HTML | <del> cite Attribute

  • Last Updated : 29 Apr, 2019

The HTML <del> cite Attribute is used to specify the URL of the document or message which denotes the reason for deleting the text.


<del cite="URL"> 

Attribute Values:

  • URL: it contains the value i.e URL which specifies the source of the quotation.

Possible Values:

  • absolute URL: It points to another website.
  • relative URL: It points to a file within a website.


<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML <Del>cite Attribute
        del {
            color: red;
        ins {
            color: green;
<body style="text-align:center;">
     HTML <Del>cite Attribute
        GeeksforGeeks is a
        <del id="GFG" 
        computer</ins> science portal

Output :

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <del> Cite Attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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