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HTML | <u> Tag
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 29 Oct, 2020

The <u> tag in HTML stands for underline and it’s used to underline the text enclosed within the <u> tag. This tag is generally used to underline misspelled words. This tag requires a starting as well as ending tag.
Syntax: 
 

<u> Contents... </u>

Note: This tag in depreciated from HTML 4.1 and redefined in HTML 5.
Below examples illustrates the <u> tag in HTML:
Example 1: 
 




<html
    <head
        <title>u Tag</title
        <style
            body { 
                text-align:center; 
            
            .gfg { 
                font-size:40px; 
                font-weight:bold; 
                color:green; 
            
            .geeks { 
                font-size:25px; 
                font-weight:bold; 
            
            p {
                font-size:20px;
            }
        </style
    </head
    <body
        <div class = "gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div
        <div class = "geeks"><u> Tag</div
        <p>GeeksforGeeks: A <u>computer science</u>
                                portal for geeks</p
    </body
</html>                    


Output: 
 

Example 2: Alternate way of <u> tag to underline the text. 
 






<html
    <head
        <title>u Tag</title
        <style
            body { 
                text-align:center; 
            
            .gfg { 
                font-size:40px; 
                font-weight:bold; 
                color:green; 
            
            .geeks { 
                font-size:25px; 
                font-weight:bold; 
            
            p {
                font-size:20px;
            }
            span {
                text-decoration:underline; 
            }
        </style
    </head
    <body
        <div class = "gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div
        <div class = "geeks"><u> Tag</div
        <p>GeeksforGeeks: A <span>computer science</span>
                                       portal for geeks</p
    </body
</html>                    


Output: 
 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <u> tag are listed below: 
 

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

 

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