HTML start Attribute

❮ HTML Attributes


<ol start="3">


The start attribute specifies the start value for numbering the individual list items.

The <list> elements might be Roman numerals, such as XXXI, or letters, the value of start is always represented as a number. To start numbering elements from the letter B, use <ol type="A" start="2">.

Standard Syntax

<element start="number">

Browser Support


Applies to:

The start attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<ol> start

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Specifies the starting number of the first item in an ordered list.

Live Demonstration:

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three

❮ HTML Attributes