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HTML <wbr> Tag


Example

A text with word break opportunities:

<p>To learn AJAX, you must be familiar with the XML <wbr>Http<wbr > Request Object.</p>

Definition and Usage

The <wbr> (Word Break Opportunity) tag specifies where in a text it would be ok to add a line-break.

Tip: When a word is too long, the browser might break it at the wrong place. You can use the <wbr> element to add word break opportunities.


Browser Support

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

Element
<wbr> 1.0 12.0 3.0 4.0 11.7

Global Attributes

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


Event Attributes

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