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HTML <ol> type Attribute

❮ HTML <ol> tag

Example

An ordered list with uppercase roman numbers:

<ol type="I">
  <li>Coffee</li>
  <li>Tea</li>
  <li>Milk</li>
</ol>
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Definition and Usage

The type attribute specifies the kind of marker to use in the list (letters or numbers).

Tip: The CSS list-style-type property offers more types than the type attribute (see example below).


Browser Support

Attribute
type Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

<ol type="1|a|A|i|I">

Attribute Values

Value Description
1 Default. Decimal numbers (1, 2, 3, 4)
a Alphabetically ordered list, lowercase (a, b, c, d)
A Alphabetically ordered list, uppercase (A, B, C, D)
i Roman numbers, lowercase (i, ii, iii, iv)
I Roman numbers, uppercase (I, II, III, IV)

More Examples

Example

Display all the different list types available with CSS:

<style>
ol.a {list-style-type: armenian;}
ol.b {list-style-type: cjk-ideographic;}
ol.c {list-style-type: decimal;}
ol.d {list-style-type: decimal-leading-zero;}
ol.e {list-style-type: georgian;}
ol.f {list-style-type: hebrew;}
ol.g {list-style-type: hiragana;}
ol.h {list-style-type: hiragana-iroha;}
ol.i {list-style-type: katakana;}
ol.j {list-style-type: katakana-iroha;}
ol.k {list-style-type: lower-alpha;}
ol.l {list-style-type: lower-greek;}
ol.m {list-style-type: lower-latin;}
ol.n {list-style-type: lower-roman;}
ol.o {list-style-type: upper-alpha;}
ol.p {list-style-type: upper-latin;}
ol.q {list-style-type: upper-roman;}
ol.r {list-style-type: none;}
ol.s {list-style-type: inherit;}
</style>
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❮ HTML <ol> tag