HTML em Tag Tutorial

In this section, we will learn what <em> element is and how it works.

Italicize HTML: What is <em> Tag in HTML?

HTML <em> element is used when we want to emphasize a text content in a paragraph to essentially put more attention to that text fragment.

The content within the body of <em> element is usually displayed in italic style.

Note: screen-reader apps usually put stress when they reach to a content that is within the body of the <em> element.

HTML <em> Tag Syntax:

<em> text content </em>

HTML <em> Tag Values

The value of HTML <em> element is a text content that we want to emphasize it or basically differentiate it between the surrounding text content.

Example: using <em> tag in HTML

See the Pen using <em> tag in HTML by Omid Dehghan (@odchan1) on CodePen.


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