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HTML Italics

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Published Jun 29, 2017
Updated Oct 2, 2019

HTML Italics: Main Tips

  • The content between <i> tags renders in the italic HTML style.
  • The HTML <i> tag directs readers' attention to a particular line of text or word.

Use of i

<i> element defines an italics HTML styled text. Additional CSS properties can customize the element <i>.

Tip: the HTML <i> tag usually makes foreign words, technical terms or other different content stand out.

Example
<i>This text is in italics.<i>

This element <i> for formatting text in italics HTML is similar to the <em>. It defines emphasized text.

Note: the element <i> doesn’t have unique attributes, but can use all of the HTML global attributes.

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