HTML5 <ins> Tag


A text with a deleted part and a new inserted part:

<p>My favorite color is <del>blue</del> <ins>red</ins>!</p>

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Definition and Usage

Defines text that have been inserted in addition to the rest of the document.

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5


Tips and Notes

Tip: Use it together with the <del> tag to describe updates and modifications to a document.


Attribute Value Description
cite URL A URL to another document which explains why the text was inserted
datetime YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD Defines the date and time when the text was inserted

Standard Attributes

The <ins> tag also supports the Standard Attributes in HTML5.

Event Attributes

The <ins> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5.