deleted text


<del>

Browser
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Type
Block-level or Inline

The DEL element defines deleted text.


<del>deleted text</del>


This element changes into a block-level element or an inline element by the situation.

When a block-level element is included in the content of this element :
This element is treated as a block-level element.

When a block-level element is not included in the content of this element :
This element is treated as an inline element.


Example

<p>Normal text, <del>Deleted text,</del> Normal text,</p>
Output

Normal text, Deleted text, Normal text,


In the following cases, this DEL element is treated as a block-level element.

<del>
<p>Deleted text</p>
</del>
Output

Deleted text

In the following cases, this DEL element is treated as an inline element.

<del>
<s>Deleted text</s>
</del>
Output
Deleted text

<p>I started playing baseball in <del>2000</del> <ins>2001</ins>.</p>
Output

I started playing baseball in 2000 2001.