HTML <hr> noshade Attribute

HTML hr Tag Reference HTML <hr> tag


A noshaded horizontal line:

<hr noshade>

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Definition and Usage

The noshade attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that a horizontal line should render in one solid color (noshaded), instead of a shaded color.

Browser Support

noshade Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

The noshade attribute is deprecated, but still supported in all major browsers.

Compatibility Notes

The noshade attribute of <hr> is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS syntax for Internet Explorer: <hr style="height:2px;color:gray">

CSS syntax for Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari: <hr style="height:2px;border-width:0;background-color:gray">

For cross-browser syntax, use both: <hr style="height:2px;border-width:0;color:gray;background-color:gray">

CSS Example: A noshaded <hr>

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the color and background-color properties.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML

In XHTML, attribute minimization is forbidden, and the noshade attribute must be defined as <hr noshade="noshade" />.


<hr noshade>

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