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HTML5 <ruby> Tag

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 11 Jun, 2021

The <ruby> tag in HTML is used to specify the ruby annotation which is a small text, attached with the main text to specify the meaning of the main text. This kind of annotation is used in Japanese publications.
Syntax: 
 

<ruby attributes> Contents... </ruby>

Note: <ruby> tag contains two other tags which are listed below: 
 

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  • <rt> tag: It is used to describe the explanation of main text on top of the main text.
  • <rp> tag: It is optional which is used to specify the information which need to show when browsers are not supported ruby annotations.

Example: 
 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
        <body>
 
            <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
            <h2><ruby> Tag</h2>
            <!-- html ruby tag is used here -->
            <ruby>GFG<rt>GeeksforGeeks</rt></ruby>
             
        </body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 



Supported Browsers: 
 

  • Google Chrome 5.0
  • Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Firefox 38.0
  • Opera 15.0
  • Safari 5.0

 

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