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In HTML, the <rp> tag is used as fallback parenthesis for those browsers does not support <ruby> tag.

  • There are some browsers that do not support <ruby> tag. Thus to show the enclosed text by <ruby> tag in those browsers that does not support <ruby> tag ;<rp> tag is used in HTML5

  • The <ruby> tag acts as a parent of <rt> tag.

HTML <rp> Tag Syntax and Usage

The <rp> tag requires both openings (start) and closing(end) tag. The syntax for the same is given below:

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HTML <rp> Tag Basic Example

Below we have a basic example of <rp> tag and <ruby> tag is always a parent tag for it:

  ? <rp>(</rp><rt>Kan</rt><rp>)</rp>
  ? <rp>(</rp><rt>ji</rt><rp>)</rp>

HTML <rp> Tag Attributes

This element does not have any specific attributes although this element supports Global and Event attributes.

Browser Support for HTML <rp> tag

Following browsers support this attribute:

  • Google Chrome 5+

  • Internet Explorer 5.5+

  • Safari 5+

  • Opera 15+

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