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HTML | <ol> start Attribute

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The HTML <ol> start Attribute is used to specify the start value for numbering the individual list item of the ordered list. 


<ol start="number"> 

Attribute Values: It contains the numeric value which specifies the start value of the first list item of the Ordered list. 

Example: This Example illustrates the use of start attribute in the <ol> element. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML ol start Attribute</title>
        h2 {
            text-align: center;
    <h2 style="color: green;">
            HTML ol start Attribute
    <p>Sorting Algorithms</p>
    <ol start="7">
        <li>Bubble sort</li>
        <li>Merge sort</li>
        <li>Quick sort</li>



Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome 
  • Edge version 12 and above
  • Firefox version 1 and above
  • Internet Explorer 
  • Opera 
  • Safari 
Last Updated : 21 Jun, 2022
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