Tag <bdo> HTML Reference


Specify the text direction:

<bdo dir="rtl">Here is some Hebrew text!</bdo>

Browser Support

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1. Definition and Usage

bdo stands for Bi-Directional Override.

The <bdo> tag is used to override the current text direction.

2. Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5


3. Required Attributes

DTD indicates in which HTML 4.01/XHTML 1.0 DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
dir ltr
Specifies the text direction of the text inside a <bdo> element STF

4. Standard Attributes

The <bdo> tag supports the Standard Attributes in HTML.

5. Event Attributes

The <bdo> tag also supports the Standard Event Attributes in HTML.

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