starting number


<ol start=""><li>

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Type
Block-level Deprecated

The start attribute of the OL element specifies the starting number of the first item.


<ol start="5">
<li>first list item</li>
<li>second list item</li>
<li>third list item</li>
</ol>


Attribute Value Explanation
start=" " number the number to start on

The use of this attribute is deprecated.

You can use it with the type attribute.

<ol type="A" start="5">
<li>first list item</li>
<li>second list item</li>
<li>third list item</li>
</ol>


Example

<ol start="5">
<li>First list item</li>
<li>Second list item</li>
<li>Third list item</li>
</ol>
Output
  1. First list item
  2. Second list item
  3. Third list item

<ol type="A" start="5">
<li>First list item</li>
<li>Second list item</li>
<li>Third list item</li>
</ol>
Output
  1. First list item
  2. Second list item
  3. Third list item