HTML Tag Reference - HTML tag <rt>

This <rt> element is used with the <ruby> element. The text following <rt> appears as a note to the base text displayed by the <ruby> element.

Browser compatibility

<rt> Yes Yes No Yes Yes

What's new in HTML5

The <rt> tag is new in HTML5.

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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

Default CSS Settings

rt {
    line-height: normal;


A demo showing how to use <rt> tag.

          <span>This is the base text.</span>
               <span>This is the ruby text</span>
</body><!--from w  w  w  . ja  v a2s.c o m-->

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