Big HTML Tag is used to define a bigger text in HTML.
The Big HTML Tag is not supported in HTML 5 but is supported in HTML 4.0.1.
As mentioned above that HMTL 5 doesn’t supports the HTML big tag, we have to use the CSS instead.
Syntax for Big HTML Tag
<big> Some text goes here.. </big>
Example of HTML Big Tag
|Big HTML Tag Code||Output|
Tech Honey is a <big> good website </big>.
|Tech Honey is a
Here we can see that the output of the HTML Big Tag formats the words “good website” differently than the other words in the same sentence. The text “good website” is rendered much bigger than the other words and that’s the use if HTML Big Tag.
Big HTML Tag Supported Attributes (in HTML 4.0.1)
|HTML Big Tag Attribute Name||Value||Description|
|class||classname||Indicates a classname for the tag|
|dir||rtl, ltr||Indicates the text direction: right to left (rtl) and left to right (ltr).|
|id||id||Defines a unique id for the tag|
|lang||language_code||Indicates the language code for the language contained within the tag|
|style||style_definition||Indicates an inline style for the tag|
|title||text||Defines additional information about the tag|
|xml:lang||language_code||Indicates the language code for the language contained within the tag, in XHTML resources.|
See all HTML Global Attributes.
Big HTML Tag Supported Event Attributes
|HTML Big Tag Event Attributes||Value||Description|
|onclick||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse click|
|ondbclick||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse double click|
|onmousedown||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse button is pressed|
|onmousemove||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse pointer moves|
|onmouseout||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse pointer moves out of the target element|
|onmouseover||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse pointer moves over the target element|
|onmouseup||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on mouse button is released|
|onkeydown||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on key press|
|onkeypress||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on key pressed and then released|
|onkeyup||Script/code||Script/code to be executed on key is released|
See all HTML Event Attributes
Big HTML Tag Supporting Browsers