HTML <rp> Tag
A ruby annotation:
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The <rp> tag is supported in Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari.
Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <rp> tag.
Definition and Usage
The <rp> tag defines what to show if a browser does NOT support ruby annotations.
Ruby annotations are used for East Asian typography, to show the pronunciation of East Asian characters.
Use the <rp> tag together with the <ruby> and the <rt> tags: The <ruby> element consists of one or more characters that needs an explanation/pronunciation, and an <rt> element that gives that information, and an optional <rp> element that defines what to show for browsers that not support ruby annotations.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <rp> tag is new in HTML5.
The <rp> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <rp> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
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