HTML underline tag

HTML underline

Definition of HTML underline tag

HTML Underline tag is a formatting tag used in content to make text underline.

What is the use of HTML5 underline tag

We can make text underline to show headings. Highlighting some content of text need a special format. However we can also make text underline using the CSS text decoration property. The html underline creates a text looks same as of word doc underline text using ctrl+u keyboard shortcut.

Text decoration underline can be used easily for the replacement of this tag or alternative. An alternative method to make text underline without using the u tag.

Table of Content

  1. Syntax
  2. Resources and References


underline tag is useful when you want to highlight your text. They can also be useful when you want to show the main topic for the content.


Underline text appearance as of word document.

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Resources and References

1. W3C Specification
2. HTML living standard
3. W3C project using Github

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