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HTML <s> Tag


Mark up text that is no longer correct:

<p><s>Only 50 tickets left!</s></p>
<p>SOLD OUT!</p>
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Definition and Usage

The <s> tag specifies text that is no longer correct, accurate or relevant. The text will be displayed with a line through it.

The <s> tag should not be used to define deleted text in a document, use the <del> tag for that.

Browser Support

<s> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Global Attributes

The <s> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <s> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML Text Formatting

HTML DOM reference: S Object

Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <s> element with the following default values:


s {
  text-decoration: line-through;
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