HTML <strong> tag

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

HTML strong tagWhen writing in HTML, the <strong> tag is an inline element used to designate a section of text with strong importance; it is usually denoted with bold font. The following sections contain information about this tag, including an example of it in use, as well as related attributes and browser compatibility.

Note: This element is unique in that it is a phrase tag, which indicates that a section of text has structural meaning.

Example code

<p>Make sure you <strong>ground yourself</strong> before working
   inside a computer case to avoid electrostatic discharge.</p>

Example result

Make sure you ground yourself before working inside a computer case to avoid electrostatic discharge.

Attributes

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 <strong> tag does not have any unique attributes, it does utilize all of the standard attributes.

Compatibility

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All versions All versions All versions All versions All versions

Additional phrase tags

Block of text, Browser, Compatibility, HTML bold tag, HTML em tag, Web design terms