HTML <br> Tag

Description

The <br> is used for specifying a line break.

Properties

Permitted Parents
Any element that accepts phrasing content
Content
None. It is an empty element.
Start/End Tags
Start tag: required, End tag: forbidden

Example

This text contains<br>a line break.

Attributes

None

Global Attributes

The <br> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes

The <br> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
YesYes11YesYes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYes4YesYesYes