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This feature is obsolete.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. This element is obselete in HTML5. Use the
<del> instead if the element is marking an edit (deleted text), otherwise use an
<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 an
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 /> <s>Today's Special: Salmon</s> SOLD OUT
Today's Special: Salmon NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Today's Special: Salmon SOLD OUT
<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