HTML <dir> tag
The dir element is deprecated.
A directory list:
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Definition and Usage
The <dir> tag is used to list directory titles.
The <dir> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Differences Between HTML and XHTML
The dir element was deprecated in HTML 4.01,
and is not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD.
Tips and Notes
Tip: Use CSS to style lists! In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about
DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is
allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.
||Deprecated. Use styles instead.
Reduce list indentation and
spacing between lines.
|id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang
For a full description, go to Standard Attributes.
|onclick, ondblclick, onfocus, onblur, onmousedown,
onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown,
For a full description, go to Event Attributes.
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