HTML <dir> tag
When writing in HTML, the <dir> tag was a block element used to designate a collection of file names. It functioned very similarly to the <ul> and <ol> tags. The following sections contain information about the <dir> tag, including an example of it in use, as well as related attributes and browser compatibility.
Note: The <dir> tag is no longer supported; CSS should be used instead.
Example of <dir> code
Within an HTML tag, an attribute dictates certain aspects of an HTML element. Attributes are made up of a name and value pair; all tags support standard attributes. The <dir> tag is deprecated, but at one time it utilized the unique attribute contained in the following table.
|compact||Designates that the list should display smaller than it typically would.|
|Not supported||Not supported||Not supported||Not supported||Not supported|