HTML5 | <ruby> Tag

The <ruby> tag in HTML is used to specify the ruby annotation which is a small text, attached with the main text to specify the meaning of the main text. This kind of annotation is used in Japanese publications.


<ruby attributes> Contents... </ruby>

Note: <ruby> tag contains two other tags which are listed below:

  • <rt> tag: It is used to describe the explanation of main text on top of the main text.
  • <rp> tag: It is optional which is used to specify the information which need to show when browsers are not support ruby annotations.


<!DOCTYPE html> 
        <title>ruby tag</title>
            body {
            h1 {
        <h2><ruby> Tag</h2>


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <ruby> tag are listed below:

  • Safari 5.0
  • Google Chrome 5.0
  • Firefox 38.0
  • Opera 15.0
  • Internet Explorer 5.5

This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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