HTML Tag Reference - HTML tag

This element defines text that is accompanied by a notation above or below the text. It is used in conjunction with the <rt> element, with the text specified before <rt> considered the base text, and the text following <rt> considered the notation.

The <span> element can be used to set the formatting of each part of the element.

Browser compatibility

<ruby> Yes Yes No Yes Yes

What's new in HTML5

The <ruby> tag is new in HTML5.

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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


A demo showing how to use <ruby> tag.

          This is the base text.<!--from  www.  j  a  va  2 s . com-->
             This is the ruby text

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