<big> Tag Not Supported in HTML5
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<big> tag increases the text font size by one size bigger than a document's base font size; for example, from
medium, or from
x-large. Each nested big element will further increase the size by one size bigger.
The following table summarizes the usages context and the version history of this tag.
|Content:||Inline and text|
|Start/End Tag:||Start tag: required, End tag: required|
|Version:||HTML 3, 3.2, 4, 4.01|
Warning: As it was purely presentational, this tag has been removed in HTML5 and shouldn't be used anymore. You should use CSS font properties, instead.
The basic syntax of the
<big> tag is given with:
The example below shows the
<big> tag in action.
ExampleTry this code »
<!--Example of bad usage. Don't use this tag--> <p>It's<big>big<big>bigger<big>biggest</big></big></big></p> <!--Alternative--> <p style="font-size:large;">This is a sample text.</p>
<big> tag doesn't have any specific attribute.
<big> tag is supported in all major modern browsers.
See tutorial on: HTML Text Formatting, CSS Fonts.