HTML <ol> start Attribute

The start attribute on a <ol> tag defines the starting number of the ordered list. Subsequent list items continue incrementing or decrementing using the start number

Example

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A start attribute on a <ol> element.
The starting value for the list is 20.

  1. Paris
  2. Amsterdam
  3. London
  4. Berlin
<ol start="20">
  <li>Paris</li>
  <li>Amsterdam</li>
  <li>London</li>
  <li>Berlin</li>
</ol>

Using start

The start attribute specifies the starting number of the ordered list items.

Subsequent list items continue incrementing or decrementing using the start number.

If not set, the numbering starts at 1, a, or I, depending on the numbering system.


Syntax

<ol start="number">

Values

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Value Description
number Alphanumeric value. Starting value of ordered list.

Browser support

Here is when start 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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