[html5] What replaces <tt> in HTML5?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Apr 28 15:42:15 PDT 2009

On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Jim Garrison wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Jim Garrison wrote:
> >> I am trying to figure out the best way to replace <tt> as I migrate to 
> >> HTML5.
> > 
> > Are you using <tt> to mark up computer code, variables, sample computer 
> > output, user input, for emphasis, to give a span of text in an alternate 
> > voice or mood, a span of text to be stylistically offset from the normal 
> > prose without conveying any extra importance, or something else?
> I am trying to mark up XML code.  Many of the files I want to display
> have few (if any) newlines, so I want to be able to display with
> line-wrapping enabled.
> From what you've said, I now believe that <code> is my best bet.

Yeah, <code> would be my recommendation.

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