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HTML <i> Tag


Example

<p>He named his car <i>The lightning</i>, because it was very fast.</p>
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Definition and Usage

<i> Define a different part from the rest of the text and render this part of the text as italic text.

<i> Tags are used to indicate technical terms, idioms in other languages, ideas, spacecraft names, and more.

Use when there are no other appropriate semantic elements available <i> element. The other semantic elements are as follows:


Browser Support

Element
<i> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

In HTML 4.01, the <i> tag was used to render text in italics. However, this is not necessarily the case with HTML5. Style sheets can be used to format the text inside the <i> element.