- Element of
- Fonts and Web Typography
- What does
- The <del> tag is used to identify text that has been deleted from a document but retained to show the history of modifications made to the document. Pair a <del> element with an <ins> element to identify the inserted text that replaced the deleted text.
The most important encyclopedia in the world is <del>Encyclopedia Britannica</del> <ins>Wikipedia</ins>.
Tracking Document Changes
del element is used to mark up text that has been deleted from a document. It is useful if you want the original text to remain to provide a record of changes to the document over time.
There are two attributes that can be used to provide additional information about the reason a change was made to a document.
citecan be used to add a URL that further explains the reason for the change.
datetimecan be used to specify the time when the change was made.
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