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    <code>

    Summary

    The HTML Code Element (<code>) represents a fragment of computer code. By default, it is displayed in the browser's default monospace font.

    Attributes

    This element only includes the global attributes.

    Example

    <p>Regular text. <code>This is code.</code> Regular text.</p>
    

    Result

    Regular text. This is code. Regular text.

    Note

    A CSS rule can be defined for the code selector to override the browser's default font face. Preferences set by the user might take precedence over the specified CSS.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of '<code>' in that specification.
    Living Standard  
    HTML5
    The definition of '<code>' in that specification.
    Recommendation  
    HTML 4.01 Specification
    The definition of '<code>' in that specification.
    Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support 1.0 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