HTML <dir> Tag

This tag is deprecated in HTML 4.01 and not supported in HTML5

Description

The <dir> HTML element creates a list containing the names of directories (system folders). Similarly to the <ol> and <ul> elements inside the <dir> container, the list is formed using <li> .

Properties

Permitted Parents
-
Content
<li> elements that are constrained to contain inline content only
Start/End Tags
Start tag: required, End tag: required

Example

<dir>
<li>CSS</li>
<li>PHP</li>
<li>ASP</li>
</dir>

Attributes

Attribute Definition
dir

Specifies the text direction for the content in an element.
Possible Values:

  • rtl  (Right to Left)
  • ltr  (Left to Right)
class Specifies a classname for an element.
id Specifies a unique id for an element.
lang Specifies a language code for the content in an element.
title Specifies a title to associate with the element. Many browsers will display this when the cursor hovers over the element (similar to a "tool tip").
style Specifies an inline style for an element.

Global Attributes

None

Event Attributes

None

Browser Support

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