align (HTML attribute)

Spec
Depr. Version
Yes HTML 3.2
Browser support (more…)
IE5.5+ FF1+ SA1.3+ OP9.2+ CH2+
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Syntax

align=" { left | center | right | justify } "

Description

The align attribute affects the text content inside the h5, aligning it to the "left", "right", or "center", or setting it to "justify" on the page.

This attribute is deprecated—the correct method for aligning an h5 is to use the CSS text-align property.

Example

The h5 below, identified as “page-credits,” will align the content inside the h5 to the right (but as it is identified with the id attribute, CSS could—and should—be used to set the alignment):

<h5 id="page-credits" align="right">Credits for this page</h5>

Value

The accepted values for h5 are "left", "right", "center", and "justify".

Compatibility

Internet Explorer Firefox Safari Opera Chrome
5.5 6.0 7.0 8.0 1.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 3.5 1.3 2.0 3.1 4.0 9.2 9.5 10.0 2.0
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Every browser listed supports this attribute.

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