The "code" Element


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The "code" element represents a fragment of computer code, like an XML element name, a file name, a computer program, or any other text that a computer would recognize.

Attributes for "code"
TypeAttribute List
'Standard' Attributes"amp-access", "amp-access-hide", "fallback", and "placeholder"
Examples for "code"
How it rendersThis is how your browser renders "code" with our stylesheet (this text is in a "code" element).


  • There is no formal way to specify the language of the computer code being marked up, but the "class" attribute can be used to specify a class with a prefix of "language-", like class="language-cpp", class="language-html", class="language-javascript", class="language-pascal", etc.

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