em (Emphasis) tag

<EM> (Emphasis Tag)


EM tag is used to emphasize a text i.e. highlights a word/text in a document.
It displays the text in "Italic" style and differentiates it from the rest of the content.

Example Code:

Result :

Kingfisher Airlines is owned by Vijay Mallya
  • Only texts or contents can be added with this element.
  • It resembles the <i>. But it shows the text in a different font style and size.
  • If required the "CSS" can be used to get more effect than this element.
It is available in the previous versions of HTML.
It supports both Global Attributes and Event Attributes in HTML5.


It is applicable to all major browsers.

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