HTML <mark> Tag

Description

The <mark> HTML element marks the text as selected. In the browser, the background color of the text inside the <mark> is highlighted in yellow.
Authors usually use <mark> to draw the reader’s attention to parts of the text. Note that such a text does not say anything about the importance of the selected fragment, but only suggests paying attention to it.

Properties

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

Example

HTML
The Australian population is <mark>22.68 million</mark> people as of 2012
Result

Attributes

None

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
9YesYes411Yes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYes4YesYesYes