HTML <u> tag

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
HTML u tag

When writing in HTML, the <u> tag is used to designate a section of text that should be underlined. It is useful in instances where you want to indicate a misspelled word or a proper name in Chinese. The following sections contain information about this tag, including an example of it in use, and related attributes and browser compatibility.


The <u> tag should not be used solely for styling purposes; use CSS instead.

Example of <u> code

<p>This paragraph contains a <u>misspelt</u> word.</p>

Example result

This paragraph contains a misspelt word.


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


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