HTML <ins> style Attribute

The style attribute on an <ins> tag assigns a unique style to the inserted text. A style contains one or more CSS property/value pairs that define the appearance of the ins element.

Example

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A style attribute on an <ins> element.

Cézanne's studio was in the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence.

<article>
  <p>
    Cézanne's studio was in the
    <ins class="text-inserted"
         style="background:moccasin; padding:4px 8px; color:brown;
                text-decoration:none;">beautiful</ins>
    city of Aix-en-Provence.
  </p>
</article>

Using style

The style attribute specifies the style, i.e. look and feel, of the <ins> element.

A style contains any number of CSS property/value pairs, separated by semicolons (;).

The style attribute overrides any other style that was defined in a <style> tag or an external CSS file.

This inline styling affects the current <ins> element only.


Syntax

<ins style="CSS-styles">

Values

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Value Description
CSS-styles One or more CSS property/value pairs separated by semicolons (;).

More Examples

A style attribute on an <ins> element.
Clicking the button toggles the background color.

Cézanne's studio was in the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence.


<article>
  <p>
    Cézanne's studio was in the
    <ins id="myins" class="text-inserted"
         style="background: moccasin; padding:4px 8px; color:brown;
                text-decoration: none;">beautiful</ins>
    city of Aix-en-Provence.
  </p>
</article>

<br />
<button onclick="toggle();">Toggle style</button>

<script>
  let toggle = () => {
    let element = document.getElementById("myins");

    if (element.style.backgroundColor === "moccasin") {
       element.style.backgroundColor = "cornsilk";
    } else {
       element.style.backgroundColor = "moccasin";
    }
  }
</script>

Code explanation

The style attribute assigns a background color to the <ins> element.

Clicking the button calls JavaScript which changes the background color.


Browser support

Here is when style support started for each browser:

Chrome
1.0 Sep 2008
Firefox
1.0 Sep 2002
IE/Edge
1.0 Aug 1995
Opera
1.0 Jan 2006
Safari
1.0 Jan 2003

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