HTML - <marquee> Tag


The HTML <marquee> tag is used for scrolling piece of text or image displayed either horizontally across or vertically down your web site page depending on the settings.


<!DOCTYPE html>

      <title>HTML marquee Tag</title>

      <marquee>This is basic example of marquee</marquee>
      <marquee direction = "up">The direction of text will be from bottom to top.</marquee>


This will produce the following result −

Global Attributes

This tag supports all the global attributes described in − HTML Attribute Reference

Specific Attributes

The HTML <marquee> tag also supports the following additional attributes −

Attribute Value Description
behavior scroll
Defines the type of scrolling.
bgcolor rgb(x,x,x)
Deprecated − Defines the direction of scrolling the content.
direction up
Defines the direction of scrolling the content.
height pixels or % Defines the height of marquee.
hspace pixels Specifies horizontal space around the marquee.
loop number Specifies how many times to loop. The default value is INFINITE, which means that the marquee loops endlessly.
scrolldelay seconds Defines how long to delay between each jump.
scrollamount number Defines how how far to jump.
width pixels or % Defines the width of marquee.
vspace pixels Specifies vertical space around the marquee.

Event Attributes

This tag supports all the event attributes described in − HTML Events Reference

Browser Support

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