HTML <del> Tag
The <del> tag in HTML stands for delete and is used to mark a portion of text which has been deleted from the document. The deleted text is rendered as strike-through text by the web browsers although this property can be changed using CSS text-decoration property. The <del> tag requires a starting and ending tag.
Attributes: The <del> tag contains two attributes which are listed below:
- cite: It is used to specify the URL of the document or message which denotes the reason for deleting the text.
- datetime: It is used to specify the date and time of the deleted text.
<del> Contents... </del>
Example 1: Below example illustrate the <del> element in HTML:
Example 2: This example use the <del> tag with the datetime attribute.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Firefox 1 and above
- Edge 12 and above