HTML <small> tag

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

HTML small tagWhen writing in HTML, the <small> tag is an inline element used to designate text that is one font size smaller, down to a browser's minimum. It is useful when you need to make a side comment or type something in smaller print, such as a Copyright. The following sections contain information about this tag, including an example of it in use, as well as related attributes and browser compatibility.

Example code

<p>This a way to create <small>smaller text</small> on your pages.</p>

Example result

This a way to create smaller text on your pages.


Within an HTML tag, an attribute dictates certain aspects of an HTML element. Attributes are made up of a name and value pair. While the <small> tag does not have any unique attributes, it does utilize all of the standard attributes.


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