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HTML <strong> Tag


Define important text in a document:

<strong>This text is important!</strong>
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Definition and Usage

The <strong> tag is used to define text with strong importance. The content inside is typically displayed in bold.

Tip: Use the <b> tag to specify bold text without any extra importance!

Browser Support

<strong> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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

Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML Text Formatting

HTML DOM reference: Strong Object

Default CSS Settings

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


strong {
  font-weight: bold;
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