Tag <em> HTML Reference


Format text in a document:

<em>Emphasized text</em>

Browser Support

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1. Definition and Usage

The <em>, <strong>, <dfn>, <code>, <samp>, <kbd>, <var>, and <cite> tags are all phrase tags. They are not deprecated, but it is possible to achieve them with CSS.

Tag Description
<em> Renders as emphasized text

2. Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5


3. Standard Attributes

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

4. Event Attributes

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

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