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HTML <ol> start Attribute

❮ HTML <ol> tag

Example

An ordered list starting at "50":

<ol start="50">
  <li>Coffee</li>
  <li>Tea</li>
  <li>Milk</li>
</ol>
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Definition and Usage

The start attribute specifies the start value of the first list item in an ordered list.

This value is always an integer, even when the numbering type is letters or romans. E.g., to start counting list items from the letter "c" or the roman number "iii", use start="3".


Browser Support

Attribute
start Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

<ol start="number">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Specifies the start value of the first list item in the ordered list

❮ HTML <ol> tag