HTML <time> tag represents specified date or time.
The time tag is generally used to display time for any task, work completion, past and future dates etc.
HTML time Tag Sample Code
<html> <head> <title>HTML/HTML5 time Tag with Example</title> </head> <body> <p> I'll post next article on <time datetime="2013-11-17">Sunday</time> at <time>7:00</time> PM. </p> </body> </html>
HTML time Tag Sample Result
I’ll post next article on at PM.
Note: The time tag have visually no effects on display.
Tag Specific Attributes Support
Following are the tag specific attributes that are supported by <time> tag.
|datetime||datetime||Represents the date time within web page|
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <time> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <time> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <time> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <time> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|