HTML Deprecated Elements

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HTML Deprecated Elements

Something is disapproved called deprecated.

Something is acknowledged but discouraged.

Deprecated HTML Tag List

Element Description Alternative
<acronym> Tells the browser that the characters it contains are an acronym or abbreviation. <abbr>
<applet> Defines embedded Java applet. <object>
<basefont> Specifies the default font size and color of the text. It can be used several times inside the <head> or <body> tags. CSS styles
<bb> specifying a user agent/(browser) command that the user can invoke. -
<bgsound> This Internet Explorer element associates a background sound with a page. <audio>
<big> Increases the font size by one conventional unit. CSS styles
<blink> Creates an enclosed text, which flashes slowly. animation
<center> Aligns the content to the center. text-align
<comment> This nonstandard Internet Explorer element treats enclosed text as comments. <!-- -->
<content> Used inside of Shadow DOM as an insertion point, and wasn't meant to be used in ordinary HTML.
<datagrid> Used to set row or column grid and split number of individual column grid. -
<dir> Defines a list of directory titles. <ul>; list-style
<font> Defines the font characteristics. CSS styles
<frame> Defines a specific window, a frame, where we can load another web page. <iframe>
<frameset> Defines the structure of a frame, number of columns and rows, and how many percent/pixels it will occupy in a frame.
<isindex> Displays search strings in the current document. <form>
<keygen> Used to control the generation of key pairs in secured communications. -
<listing> Specifies a code listing; it is no longer part of the HTML standard. <pre>
<marquee> Creates a scrolling text or an image. animation, transform
<menuitem> Specifies a command that a user is able to invoke through a popup menu. <ul>
<nextid> The number of the next document-wide numeric identifier to be allocated of the form z123.
<nobr> Make text without line breaks. <wbr>
<noembed> Specifies alternative content to be displayed on browsers that cannot support an embedded media object. -
<noframes> Contains an alternate text to be displayed in browsers that do not support frames. -
<param> Specifies a parameter to be passed to an embedded object that is specified with the <object> element. -
<plaintext> Tells the browser, that its content must be displayed as an ordinary text without formatting. <pre>
<rb> Delimits the base text component of a <ruby> annotation. -
<rbc> Specifies semantic annotations of characters that are presented in <rb> elements used inside a <ruby>. -
<rtc> Specifies semantic annotations of characters that are presented in <rt> elements used inside a <ruby>. -
<shadow> Used as a shadow DOM insertion point. -
<spacer> Older Netscape-proprietary element specifies an invisible region, which is useful for page layout. -
<strike> Defines the strikethrough text. <del>, <s>, CSS styles
<tt> Defines text to be displayed in monospace or fixed-width font as it would appear on a teletype or typewriter. font-family, <kbd>, <code>, <span>
<xmp> specifies that the enclosed text is an example. -
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