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  • Last Updated : 06 Jun, 2022
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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 that the tag has opening and closing elements. 

<marquee>
   <--- contents --->
</marquee> 

Attributes

ATTRIBUTESVALUESDESCRIPTION
bgcolorColor NameDefine the background color of the marquee.
directionTop, Down, Left, RightDefine the direction of scrolling the content
loopNumberSpecifies how many times content moves. The default value is infinite.
heightpx or %Define the height of marquee
widthpx or %Define the width of marquee
hspacepxSpecify horizontal space around marquee
vspacepxSpecify vertical space around marquee

Methods 

  • start (): This method is used to start the scrolling of the Marquee Tag.
  • stop (): This method is used to stop the scrolling of the Marquee Tag.

Example: 
 

html




<!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 
 

.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; padding-bottom:10px; }      

 

GeeksforGeeks
A computer science portal for geeks
 

Example: 
 

html




<!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 
 

.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; }      

 

GeeksforGeeks
A computer science portal for geeks
 

Example: 
 

html




<!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 
 

.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; }      

 

GeeksforGeeks
A computer science portal for geeks
 

Supported Browsers

  • Google Chrome 1.0
  • Edge 12.0
  • Firefox 65.0
  • Internet Explorer 2.0
  • Opera 7.2
  • Safari 1.2 
     

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