HTML <small> tag (presentational)S2C Home   « HTML <small> tag

Definition

The <small> tag is used for defining a small text style.

Use the CSS font-size property for more control.

Example


<small>This text will be in smaller than normal text.</small>

Required Attributes

NONE

Optional Attributes

NONE

Common Attributes

class - specifies a classname for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined class to the content.


<small class="classname">Smaller than normal text here</small>

id - specifies a unique id for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined id to the content.


<small id="idname">Smaller than normal text here</small>

style - specifies an inline style for the element allowing you to apply the style to the content.


<small style="color:red;text-align:left">Smaller than normal  text here</small>

title - specifies extra information about the content.


<small title="information about the content">Smaller than normal  text here</small>

Language Attributes

dir - specifies the directional flow of the content.


<!-- The text will flow from left to right -->
<small dir="ltr">Smaller than normal text here</small>

<!-- The text will flow from right to left -->
<small dir="rtl">Smaller than normal text here</small>

lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element.


<small lang="en">Smaller than normal text here</small>

xml:lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element in XHTML documents.


<small xml:lang="fr">Smaller than normal text here</small>

Document Event Attributes

NONE

Form Event Attributes

NONE

Image Event Attributes

NONE

Keyboard Event Attributes

onkeydown - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onkeydown="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

onkeypress - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed down and released.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onkeypress="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

onkeyup - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is released.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onkeyup="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

Mouse Event Attributes

onclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is clicked on the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onclick="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

ondblclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is double clicked on the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small ondblclick="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

onmousedown - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is pressed down while the cursor is over the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onmousedown="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

onmousemove - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is moved.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onmousemove="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

onmouseout - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves off an element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onmouseout="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

onmouseover - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves over an element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onmouseover="go()">Smaller than normal  ext here</small>

onmouseup - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is released while the cursor is over the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<small onmouseup="go()">Smaller than normal text here</small>

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