HTML <sup> Tag.

Example

Superscript text :

 <p>This text contains <sup>superscript</sup> text.</p> 
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Definition and Usage

The <sup> tag defines superscript text. Superscript text appears half a character above the normal line, and is sometimes rendered in a smaller font. Superscript text can be used for footnotes, like WWW[1].

Tip : Use the <sub> tag to define subscript text.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

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

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <sup> tag is new in HTML5.


Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <summary> element with the following default values :

Example

sup 
{
    vertical-align: super;
    font-size: smaller;
}