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The HTML <ins> element represents a range of text that has been added to a document.

Content categories Phrasing content or flow content.
Permitted content Transparent.
Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Permitted parents Any element that accepts phrasing content.
Permitted ARIA roles Any
DOM interface HTMLModElement

Attributes

This element includes the global attributes.

cite
This attribute defines the URI of a resource that explains the change, such as a link to meeting minutes or a ticket in a troubleshooting sytem.
datetime
This attribute indicates the time and date of the change and must be a valid date with an optional time string. If the value cannot be parsed as a date with an optional time string, the element does not have an associated time stamp.

Examples

<ins>This text has been inserted</ins>

Result

This text has been inserted

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • <del> element for marking deletion into a document

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