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HTML <u> Tag

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 05 Jul, 2021

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

HTML




<html>
   
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2><u> Tag</h2>
         
<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




<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: 

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

 

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