This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.
The HTML Strikethrough Element (
<strike>) renders text with a strikethrough, or a line through it.
<strike>has been deprecated in HTML 4 and XHTML 1, and obsoleted in HTML5. If semantically appropriate, i.e., if it represents deleted content, use the
<del>instead; in all other cases use a
<span>element and style it with the CSS
text-decorationproperty, with the
This element has no other attributes than the global attributes, common to all elements.
This element implements the
Implementation note: up to Gecko 1.9.2 inclusive, Firefox implements the
HTMLSpanElement interface for this element.
<strike>Today's Special: Salmon</strike> NO LONGER AVAILABLE<br /> <span style="text-decoration:line-through;">Today's Special: Salmon</span> SOLD OUT
Today's Special: Salmon NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Today's Special: Salmon SOLD OUT
<s>element, alter ego of the
<strike>element and, like it, obsolete.
<del>element is to be used instead if the data has been deleted.
- The CSS
text-decorationproperty is to be used to achieve the former visual aspect of the