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HTML <mark> Tag


Example

Highlight parts of a text:

<p>Do not forget to buy <mark > milk</mark> today.</p >

Definition and Usage

The <mark> tag defines text that should be marked or highlighted.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

Element
<mark> 6.0 9.0 4.0 5.0 11.1

Global Attributes

The <mark> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.


Event Attributes

The <mark> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.


Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML Text Formatting

HTML DOM reference: Mark Object


Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <mark> element with the following default values:

Example

mark {
  background-color: yellow;
  color: black;
}