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HTML <marquee> Tag
  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 23 Feb, 2021

The <marquee> tag in HTML is used to create scrolling text or image in a webpages. It scrolls either from horizontally left to right or right to left, or vertically top to bottom or bottom to top.



Syntax :
The marquee element comes in pairs. It means means that the tag has opening and closing elements.

ATTRIBUTES VALUES DESCRIPTION
bgcolor Color Name Define the background color of the marquee.
direction Top, Down, Left, Right Define the direction of scrolling the content
loop Number Specifies how many times content moves. The default value is infinite.
height px or % Define the height of marquee
width px or % Define the width of marquee
hspace px Specify horizontal space around marquee
vspace px Specify vertical space around marquee

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Marquee Tag</title>
    <style>
    .main {
        text-align:center;
    }
    .marq {
        padding-top:30px;
        padding-bottom:30px;
    }
    .geek1 {
        font-size:36px;
        font-weight:bold;
        color:white;
        padding-bottom:10px;
    }
    </style>
</head
  
<body>
    <div class = "main">
    <marquee class="marq" bgcolor = "Green" direction = "left" loop="" >
        <div class="geek1">GeeksforGeeks</div>
        <div class="geek2">A computer science portal for geeks</div>
    </marquee>
    </div>
</body>
</html>                    


Output:

Marquee Tag



GeeksforGeeks
A computer science portal for geeks

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Marquee Tag</title>
    <style>
    .main {
        text-align:center;
        font-family:"Times New Roman";
    }
    .marq {
        padding-top:30px;
        padding-bottom:30px;
    }
    .geek1 {
        font-size:36px;
        font-weight:bold;
        color:white;
        text-align:center;
    }
    .geek2 {
        text-align:center;
    }
    </style>
</head
  
<body>
    <div class = "main">
    <marquee class="marq" bgcolor = "Green" direction = "up" loop="" >
        <div class="geek1">GeeksforGeeks</div>
        <div class="geek2">A computer science portal for geeks</div>
    </marquee>
    </div>
</body>
</html>                    


Output:

Marquee Tag



GeeksforGeeks
A computer science portal for geeks

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Marquee Tag</title>
    <style>
    .main {
        text-align:center;
        font-family:"Times New Roman";
    }
    .marq {
        padding-top:30px;
        padding-bottom:30px;
    }
    .geek1 {
        font-size:36px;
        font-weight:bold;
        color:white;
        text-align:center;
    }
    .geek2 {
        text-align:center;
    }
    </style>
</head
  
<body>
    <div class = "main">
    <marquee class="marq" bgcolor = "Green" direction = "down" loop="" >
        <div class="geek1">GeeksforGeeks</div>
        <div class="geek2">A computer science portal for geeks</div>
    </marquee>
    </div>
</body>
</html>                    


Output:

Marquee Tag

GeeksforGeeks
A computer science portal for geeks

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