HTML <wbr> tag stands for Word Break that specifies word break.
The wbr element’s purpose is to suggest the browser where within a word/phrase would be the most appropriate point for it to be broken (that is indicated with hyphen) in the event that the browser viewport or containing element is reduced in size such that wrapping occurs.
The difference between the wbr tag and the <br> tag is that the br tag forces the browser to take a line break where as on the other hand wbr tag simply represents a line break opportunity and then browser should only render a line-break if necessary.
The wbr tag is an empty tag. In other words, it has no end tag.
<p> This is the HTML wbr tag that represents the text without the <wbr /> Word<wbr />Break<wbr />Text. So its different from HTML br tag </p>
This is the HTML wbr tag that represents the text without the
Note: You can see the output and it’ll break text when you resize the browser and element doesn’t have space to show full text, it’ll break from the wpr tag.
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <wbr> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <wbr> 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 <wbr> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <wbr> 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|