HTML <big> Tag

This tag is not supported in HTML5, use CSS font-size property.

Description

The <big> HTML element increases the font size by one compared to plain text. In HTML, the font size is measured in arbitrary units from 1 to 7, the average text size used by default is 3. Thus, the addition of <big> increases the text by one arbitrary unit. Nested <big> elements are allowed, and the font size will be larger with each level.

Properties

Permitted Parents
Any element that accepts phrasing content
Content
Inline and text
Start/End Tags
Start tag: required, End tag: required

Example

This text is going to get <big>bigger</big>

Attributes

None

Global Attributes

None

Event Attributes

None

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
YesYesYesYesYesYes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYesYesYesYesYes

Last updated by CSSPortal on: 6th December 2019