HTML: The Markup Language

ememphatic stress # T

The em element represents a span of text with emphatic stress.

Permitted contents #

Permitted attributes #

global attributes
Any attributes permitted globally.

Tag omission #

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

Permitted parent elements #

any element that can contain phrasing elements

DOM interface #

Uses HTMLElement.

Typical default display properties #

em {
font-style: italic; }