HTML <em> Tag

Description

The <em> tag is used for indicating emphasis. The text enclosed by the <em> tag is emphasized and it is expressed in italic letters in browsers.

Properties

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

Example

I can <em>not</em> emphasise this enough!

Attributes

None

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

The <em> 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

Last updated by CSSPortal on: 6th December 2019