HTML <b> style Attribute

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

Example

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A style attribute on a <b> tag.

Cézanne's early work is often concerned with the figure in the landscape and includes many paintings of groups of large, heavy figures in the landscape, imaginatively painted.

<article>
  <p>
    Cézanne's <b style="background: cornsilk;">early work</b> is 
    often concerned with the figure in the landscape 
    and includes many paintings of groups of large, 
    heavy figures in the landscape, imaginatively painted. 
  </p>
</article>

Using style

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


Syntax

<b 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 a <b> tag.
Clicking the button toggles the background color.

Cézanne's early work is often concerned with the figure in the landscape and includes many paintings of groups of large, heavy figures in the landscape, imaginatively painted.


<article>
  <p>
    Cézanne's <b id="early" style="background: cornsilk;">early work</b> 
    is often concerned with the figure in the landscape 
    and includes many paintings of groups of large, 
    heavy figures in the landscape, imaginatively painted. 
  </p>
</article>

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

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

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

Code explanation

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

Clicking the button calls JavaScript which changes the background color of the element.


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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