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HTML <dir> tag



The HTML <dir> tag is used for specifying a directory list. This is very similar to <ul> tag but now this is deprecated.

Difference between HTML and XHTML:

This tag is deprecated now



This will produce following result:

  • dir
  • menu
  • ul
  • Online Practice:

    To Become more comfortable - Do Online Practice


    compactcompactDeprecated - Specifies a compact rendering.

    Standard Attributes:

    classDocument wide identifier
    dirSpecifies the direction of the text
    idDocument wide identifier
    titleSpecifies a title to associate with the element.
    styleHelps to include inline casecadubf style sheet.
    langSets the language code.

    Event Attributes:

    onclickScript runs when a mouse click
    ondblclickScript runs when a mouse double-click
    onmousedownScript runs when mouse button is pressed
    onmouseupScript runs when mouse button is released
    onmouseoverScript runs when mouse pointer moves over an element
    onmousemoveScript runs when mouse pointer moves
    onmouseoutScript runs when mouse pointer moves out of an element
    onkeypressScript runs when key is pressed and released
    onkeydownScript runs when key is pressed
    onkeyupScript runs when key is released

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