HTML <tt> Tag

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

Description

The <tt> HTML element is used for rendering teletype (or monospaced) text. A monospaced font is a font that is also known as a 'fixed width font', each character having the same width.

Properties

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

Example

This is an example of the &lt;tt&gt; tag or <tt>teletype</tt>

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
YesYesYesYesYesYes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYesYesYesYesYes