HTML <p> align Attribute

HTML p Reference HTML <p> tag

Example

A right-aligned paragraph:

<p align="right">This is some text in a paragraph.</p>

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Definition and Usage

The align attribute specifies the alignment of the text within a paragraph.


Browser Support

Attribute
align Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Compatibility Notes

The align attribute of <p> is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS syntax: <p style="text-align:right">

CSS Example: Align text in a paragraph

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the text-align property.


Syntax

<p align="left|right|center|justify">

Attribute Values

Value Description
left Left-align text
right Right-align text
center Center-align text
justify Stretches the lines so that each line has equal width (like in newspapers and magazines)

HTML p Reference HTML <p> tag

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