HTML del tag


A text with a deleted part and a new inserted part:
<p>My favorite color is <del>blue</del> <ins>red</ins>!</p>

Definition and Usage

The <del> tag defines text that has been deleted from a document.

Browser Support

The <del> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Note: None of the major browsers display the cite or datetime attribute correctly.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML


Tips and Notes

Tip: Use it together with the <ins> tag to describe updates and modifications in a document.

Optional Attributes

DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
cite URL Defines a URL to another document which explains why the text was deleted or inserted STF
datetime YYYY-MM-DD Defines the date and time the text was deleted STF

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang

Event Attributes

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup
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