HTML <strong> (Strong Emphasis) Tag

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<p>This is <strong>important</strong> text</p>


The <strong> inline element specifes strongly emphasized text. It usually is rendered in a bold typeface.

The <strong> element is a phrasing-level element. It must not contain block-level elements, but it can contain other phrasing-level elements.


Version: HTML 2, 3.2, 4, 4.01, 5

Standard Syntax


Browser Support


Global Attributes

The <strong> element also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <strong> element also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

By Default CSS Value(s)

Most of the browsers will display the <strong> element with the following by default value(s)

strong { 
  font-weight: bold;

Related Tags:

<a>, <abbr>, <b>, <bdi>, <bdo>, <br>, <cite>, <code>, <data>, <dfn>, <em>, <i>, <kbd>, <mark>, <q>, <rp>, <rt>, <ruby>, <s>, <samp>, <small>, <span>, <sub>, <sup>, <time>, <u>, <var> and <wbr>
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