Summarized test results:
HTML5, bdo

Intended audience: users, XHTML/HTML coders (using editors or scripting), script developers (PHP, JSP, etc.), CSS coders, Web project managers, and anyone who wants to know the bdo element works in current browsers.

Updated

These tests check whether user agents apply directional rules as described in the section about the bdo element.

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Results

Note that these test results are for released versions of the browsers tested. Versions that are still in development may provide better support for these features. The tests do not use any vendor prefixes. Tests that do show support for vendor prefixes are listed in the next section.

Basic direction overrides

Test link Assertion Detail
bdo, dir ltr
the-bdo-element-001.html
The bdo element with dir set to ltr causes all contained text to ignore the bidirectional algorithm and displays all characters from left to right.
bdo, dir rtl
the-bdo-element-002.html
The bdo element with dir set to rtl causes all contained text to ignore the bidirectional algorithm and displays all characters from right to left.
bdo, no dir, rtl context
the-bdo-element-003.html
The bdo element with dir not set will not override the Unicode Bidi Algorithm.
bdo, no dir, ltr context
the-bdo-element-004.html
The bdo element with dir not set will not override the Unicode Bidi Algorithm.