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What is the HTML element <big> ?

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In HTMLHypertext Markup Language, we use the <big> element to increase the size of content between the opening and closing tags.

The size of the text will be increased by one level compared to the surrounding text.


HTML5 does not support the <big> tag. It was available in HTML4. Now, this feature is available in CSS.

Syntax


<big> text... </big>

Attributes

This element does not take any specific attributes, but support global attributes like style, href, etc.

Supported browsers

  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer

Code

The code snippet below describes the use of the <big> element in lines 7 and 11. Text between big tags is larger than other tags like <p> on line 8.

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