HTML Tag Reference - HTML tag <ins>

<ins> marks the text as having been inserted into the document. The text is rendered with an underline. This tag is similar to <u> in the way it renders text.

Browser compatibility

<ins> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

What's new in HTML5



Attribute Value Description
cite URL Set a URL to a document to explain the reason for inserting
datetime YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD Set the date and time when the text was inserted/changed

Global Attributes

The <ins> tag supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <ins> tag supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

Default CSS Settings

ins { 
    text-decoration: underline;


A demo showing how to use <ins> tag.

          <ins>This text has been inserted in the document.</ins>

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