How to create an ordered list with list items numbered with numbers in HTML?


A list is a connected items written consecutively (usually one below other). Using HTML, you can create two kinds of lists unordered list and ordered list.

An ordered list is marked with the numbers by default. You can create an ordered list using the <ol></ol> tag and, define the list items using <li></li>.

We can create 4 types of ordered lists in HTML −

  • type="1"− This creates a numbered list starting from 1.

  • type="A"− This creates a list numbered with uppercase letters starting from A.

  • type="a"− This creates a list numbered with lowercase letters starting from a.

  • type="I"− This creates a list numbered with uppercase roman numbers starting from I.

  • type="i"− This creates a list numbered with lowercase roman numbers starting from i.

Syntax

Following is the syntax to create an ordered list items numbered with numbers in HTML.

<ol type="1">
   <li>Item in list…</li>
   <li>Item in list…</li>
   <li>Item in list…</li>
</ol>

Example 1

Given below is an example to create an ordered list items numbered with numbers in HTML.

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"> </head> <body> <ol type="1"> <li>Abdul</li> <li>Jason</li> <li>Yadav</li> <li>Lokesh</li> </ol> </body> </html>

Following is the output for the above example program.

Example 2

Another example to create an ordered list with list items numbered with numbers in HTML is as follows −

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>World Cup Teams</title> </head> <body> <h1>List of teams for World Cup</h1> <ol type = "1"> <li>India</li> <li>Australia</li> <li>South Africa</li> <li>New Zealand</li> <li>Pakistan</li> <li>Srilanka</li> <li>West Indies</li> <li>Bangladesh</li> </ol> </body> </html>

After executing the above script, the output is achieved as follows −

Updated on: 08-Sep-2023

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