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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.

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 marqueevspacepxSpecify 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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