HTML: The Markup Language

ioffset text typically styled in italic # T

The i element represents a span of text in an alternate voice or mood, or otherwise offset from the normal prose (content whose typical typographic presentation is italicized).

Permitted content #

Permitted attributes #

Tag omission #

An i element must have both a start tag and an end tag.

Permitted parent elements #

any element that can contain phrasing elements

Details #

Some examples of spans that might use the i element include a taxonomic designation, a technical term, an idiomatic phrase from another language, a thought, a ship name, or some other prose whose typical typographic presentation is italicized.

DOM interface #

Uses HTMLElement.

Typical default display properties #

i {
font-style: italic; }