HTML S(strikethrough) Tag

In HTML, the <s> tag is used to represent strikethrough text or text with a line through it.

  • It is used to represent irrelevant text or no longer accurate text.

  • For document editing purpose use <del> tag instead of <s> tag.

  • The <s> tag is used for phrasing content.

HTML <s> Tag Syntax and Usage

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

Given below is the basic syntax:

<s>
...content here
</s>

HTML <s> Tag Basic Example

Below we have a basic example of <s> tag which shows its basic usage:

HTML <s> Tag Attributes

HTML <s> tag supports both global and event attributes though it does not have any specific attributes

Default CSS Settings for HTML <s> Tag

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

s {
  text-decoration: line-through;
}

Browser Support for HTML <s> Tag

Following browsers support this attribute:

  • Firefox 1+

  • Google Chrome 1+

  • Internet Explorer 2+

  • Safari 1+

  • Opera 4+