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The <font> Element

AVOIDNot in HTML5Obsolete

The <font> element changes the font size and color for text in its contents. However, it's deprecated in HTML 4.01 and obsolete in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

Attributes for <font>
TypeAttribute List
'Standard' Attributes"color", "face", and "size"


  • The font element is a presentational element. Presentational elements include font, b, i, big, small, and others. Use CSS for presentation instead. Use HTML elements only for content and structure and not for layout and presentation. Use the em and strong elements for structural emphasis.

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