s – strikethrough
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The s element represents contents that are no longer accurate and must be marked accordingly in order to allow keeping it in the document.
Use the s element to represent things that are no longer relevant or no longer accurate. However, s is not appropriate when indicating document edits; for that, use the del and ins elements, as appropriate.
View live exampleThis example uses the
<s> element to render a text that no longer accurate.
<ul> <li><s>today's special: Gouda Cheeseburger, .14</s> SOLD OUT</li> <li>Classic Cheeseburger, .50</li> </ul>
Typical browser default CSS properties for the
display: inline; text-decoration: line-through;
While s and del appear to be similar, namely marking obsolete content, but they differ in semantics. del marks text that has been removed from the document, but s marks text that is to be kept in the document, but made clear that its content is no longer accurate.
|HTML 4.01||W3C Recommendation||deprecated|
|HTML 5.1||W3C Editor's Draft||reappeared|
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Feature||Android||BlackBerry||Chrome for mobile||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Opera Mini||Safari Mobile|
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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]