HTML strong - how to use <strong> tag

The HTML <strong> tag is a phrase tag used to define important text and is usually rendered as bold text.

THe <b> tag can also be used to render bold text but strong tag is semantically more appropriate.


The strong tag supports the global and event attributes.


<p><strong>HTML5</strong> is the building block of <span style="font-weight:bold;">webpages</span>.</p>

Related HTML tags:

  • <em> - used to define emphasized text
  • <samp> - used to define sample of computer code
  • <code> - used to define computer code
  • <kbd> - used to define keyboard input
  • <var> - used to define computer variable