How to Strikethrough Text With HTML

Using HTML code to create a strike-through effect in text on a web page is simple. A strike-through or strike-out effect represents a quick way to enhance text, along with bold, italics and underline effects. Use strike-through text to emphasize certain words or to give the appearance of crossed-out items on a list.

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Creating a strike through effect is an easy task.

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Access your website's HTML editor. Strike-through HTML code will not work in any other type of editor, such as a Rich Text editor.

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Type or locate the text you wish to strike through.

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Add the "" HTML tag at the beginning of the text you wish to strike through.

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Add the "" HTML tag at the end of the text you wish to strike through.

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Save your changes and close the HTML editor. Your text will have a strike-through effect.