The dir Attribute

The dir attribute specifies the direction of an element's text.

The two supported values are ltr and rtl.

  • ltr is for left-to-right text.
  • rtl is for right-to-left text.
      <p dir="rtl">This is right-to-left</p>
      <p dir="ltr">This is left-to-right</p>
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HTML5 Global Attributes:
  1. The accesskey Attribute
  2. The class Attribute
  3. The contenteditable Attribute
  4. The contextmenu Attribute
  5. The dir Attribute
  6. The draggable Attribute
  7. The dropzone Attribute
  8. The hidden Attribute
  9. The id Attribute
  10. The lang Attribute
  11. The spellcheck Attribute
  12. The style Attribute
  13. The tabindex Attribute
  14. The title Attribute