HTML <bdo> Tag

Example

Specify the text direction :

<bdo dir="rtl">
This text will go right-to-left.
</bdo> 
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Definition and Usage

bdo stands for Bi-Directional Override.

The <bdo> tag is used to override the current text direction.


Browser Support

Element Chrome Internet Explorer Firefox Safari Opera
<bdo> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Attributes

Attribute Value Description
dir ltr
rtl
Required. Specifies the text direction of the text inside the <bdo> element

Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the element with the following default values :

bdo 
{
    unicode-bidi: bidi-override;
}