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HTML Small Tag

In HTML, the <small> tag is used to make the text font size one size smaller.

  • The <small> tag is repurposed in HTML for representing small prints, side comments also include copyright and legal text.

  • Also, this is an inline element.

HTML <small> Tag Syntax and Usage

The <small> tag requires the start(opening) tag and end(closing) tag.

Following is the basic syntax of <small> tag:

<small>
....content here
</small>

HTML <small> Tag Basic Example

Below we have an example showing you the basic usage of <small> tag in HTML5:


HTML <small> Tag Attributes

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

Default CSS Settings for HTML <small> Tag

Given below are the default CSS settings used by most of the browsers for the HTML <small> tag:

small {
  font-size: smaller;
}

Browser Support for HTML <small> Tag

Following browsers support this attribute:

  • Google Chrome 6.0+

  • Internet Explorer 9.0+

  • Firefox 4+

  • Opera 11.1+

  • Safari 5.0+