HTML 5 <i> tag
Definition and Usage
The <i> tag renders text in italics.
The <i> tag defines parts of text as different from the rest, and renders it as
italic text. Use the <i> tag when no other element can be used, such as <b>,
<cite>, <dfn>, <em>, <q>, <small>, <strong>
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML 5
None, but in HTML 4.01, there was an understanding that you should use CSS to
make italic text. This is still the case, but in HTML 5 you should use the <i> tag
to define some part of a text as a certain type, not only how it renders in the
|There is not <i>really</i> any difference
||There is not really any difference
|class, contenteditable, contextmenu, dir, draggable, id,
irrelevant, lang, ref, registrationmark, tabindex, template, title
For a full description, go to Standard
Attributes in HTML 5.
|onabort, onbeforeunload, onblur, onchange, onclick,
oncontextmenu, ondblclick, ondrag, ondragend, ondragenter, ondragleave,
ondragover, ondragstart, ondrop, onerror, onfocus, onkeydown, onkeypress,
onkeyup, onload, onmessage, onmousedown, onmousemove,
onmouseover, onmouseout, onmouseup, onmousewheel, onresize, onscroll, onselect,
For a full description, go to Event Attributes
in HTML 5.
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