HTML5: How to specify the text direction of the text inside the element?

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HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>Example of dir attribute of bdo element</title>
<p dir="ltr" >This text is in left to right direction.</p>  
<p dir="rtl"><span id="result_box" lang="iw"><span title="">טקסט זה בשטחים השמאלי בכיוון הנכון</span></span></p>  

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Should I size a textarea with CSS width / height or HTML cols / rows attributes?

I recommend to use both. Rows and cols are required and useful if the client does not support CSS. But as a designer I overwrite them to get exactly the size I wish.

The recommended way to do it is via an external stylesheet e.g.

HTML Code:

<textarea> </textarea> 

CSS Code:

textarea {
  width: 300px;
  height: 150px;

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