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HTML Wbr Tag

In HTML, the <wbr> tag stands for Word Break Opportunity. Word Break opportunity is basically a position in the text where the browser optionally breaks a line.

  • The <wbr> is a new tag in HTML.

  • The important thing to note is that the <wbr> tag does not introduce a hyphen at the line breakpoint.

  • It is an Empty tag.

HTML <wbr> Tag Syntax and Usage

As it is an Empty tag; so it does not require an end tag. It requires a start tag only. Hence the syntax for the same is given below:

<wbr>   content here

HTML <wbr> Tag Basic Example

Below we have a basic example for the <wbr> tag.

HTML <wbr> Tag Attributes

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

Browser Support for HTML<wbr> Tag

Following browsers support this attribute:

  • Google Chrome 1.0

  • Internet Explorer 12.0

  • Firefox 3.0

  • Opera 11.7

  • Safari 4.0