Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

Insert may refer to any of the following:

insert1. In general, the term insert is used to describe placing an object within another object. For example, placing a diskette into a diskette drive could also be phrased as inserting a disk into the computer.

2. Insert or Ins is a key on a computer keyboard. See our Insert key definition for further information on this term.

3. When referring to HTML, the <ins> tag is used to indicate that a section of text has been inserted into a web page.

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