<del>


HTML DOM del object


del object

The del object represents text that has been deleted from the HTML document.

The <del> element defines the text in the document that has been deleted.

The <del> element is often used with the <ins> element to display different styles of old and new content. The browser will add a horizontal line and an underline to the content on the two tabs to distinguish the content.

Every <del> tag in an HTML document can create a del object.


del object properties

AttributeDescription
citeSets or returns the value of the cite attribute of the deleted text.
dateTimeSets or returns the value of the dateTime property of the deleted text.

Standard Properties and Events

The del object also supports standard properties and events .


Related pages

HTML Tutorial: HTML Text Formatting

HTML Reference Manual: HTML <del> Tag

JavaScript Reference Manual: HTML DOM ins Object