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HTMLSpanElement Redirect 3

The HTMLSpanElement interface represents a <span> element and derives from the HTMLElement interface, but without implementing any additional properties or methods.


No specific property; inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


No specific method; inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5 Candidate Recommendation Initial definition, as <span> was associated with an HTMLElement before that.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <span>.

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