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HTML | <hr> Tag
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 17 Jul, 2019
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The <hr> tag in HTML stands for horizontal rule and is used to insert a horizontal rule or a thematic break in an HTML page to divide or separate document sections. The <hr> tag is an empty tag and it does not require an end tag.

Tag Attributes: The table given below describe the <hr> tag attributes:

AttributeValueDescription
Alignleft
center
right
Used to specify the alignment of the horizontal rule.
noshadenoshadeUsed to specify the bar without shading effect.
sizepixelsUsed to specify the height of the horizontal rule.
widthpixelsUsed to specify the width of the horizontal rule.

Syntax :

<hr> ...

Below programs illustrate the <hr> tag in HTML:

Example 1:






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML hr tag</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <p>There is a horizontal rule below this paragraph.</p>
        <hr>
        <p>This is a horizontal rule above this paragraph.</p>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Example 2:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>hr tag with attributes</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <p>Normal horizontal line.</p>
        <hr>
           
        <p>Horizontal line with height of 30 pixels</p>
        <hr size="30">
           
        <p>Horizontal line with height of 30 pixels
                                       and noshade.</p>
        <hr size="30" noshade>
    </body>
</html>

Output:

Supported Browser: The browser supported by <hr> tag are listed below:

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

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