Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Implements the document object model (DOM) representation of the font element. The HTML Font Element <font> defines the font size, font face and color of text.

EventTarget Node Element HTMLElement HTMLFontElement


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


A string that reflects the color HTML attribute, containing either a named color or a color specified in the hexadecimal #RRGGBB format.


A string that reflects the face HTML attribute, containing a comma-separated list of one or more font names.


A string that reflects the size HTML attribute, containing either a font size number ranging from 1 to 7 or a relative size to the size attribute of the <basefont> element, for example -2 or +1.


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


The <font> tag is not supported in HTML5 since it is now obsolete.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

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