HTML Tag Reference - HTML tag <sup>

This <sup> element renders the enclosed text in superscript format and in smaller font.

Browser compatibility

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What's new in HTML5


Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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

Default CSS Settings

sup { 
    vertical-align: super;
    font-size: smaller;


A demo showing how to use <sup> tag.

     <p class="explanations">

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