Tag <big> HTML Reference


Format text in a document:

<big>Big text</big>

Browser Support

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1. Definition and Usage

The <big> tag is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

The <big> tag is the font-style tag. It renders content as bigger text. Font-style tags are defined in HTML4, but it is strongly recommended to use CSS styling instead.

Note: <big> is removed from the HTML5 version. Avoid using them.

2. Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <big> tag is not supported in HTML5, but is supported in HTML 4.01.

3. Standard Attributes

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

4. Event Attributes

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

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