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HTML var tag and element

1. HTML var element represents a variable in a mathematical expressing or an argument in a piece of code.

Syntax

<var>text content</var> 

Category

HTML var element is a Phrase element.

Whether both start and end tags are required

Yes.

Can contain

HTML var element can contain inline elements.

Can reside within

HTML var element can reside within inline as well as block level elements.

Attributes

Attributes specific to this element

None.

Identifiers

id, class.

language information and text direction

lang, dir.

Title

Title.

Style

Style.

Events

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup.

Supported doctypes

HTML 4.01 strict, HTML 4.01 transitional, HTML 4.01 frameset.

Example of using HTML var element

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>HTML var tag example - HTML tutorial | w3resource</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>This is an example of <var>HTML var tag.</var></p>
</body>
</html>

Result

html var element

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HTML var tag example.

Pictorial presentation

html var element

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