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HTML | <del> cite Attribute

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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 deleted text

Possible Values: 

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



<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML &lt;Del&gt;cite Attribute
        del {
            color: red;
        ins {
            color: green;
<body style="text-align:center;">
     HTML &lt;Del&gt;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
  • Edge 12
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera
  • Safari

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Last Updated : 21 Jul, 2022
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