This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Do not use it in old or new projects. Pages or Web apps using it may break at any time.
The HTML Center Element (
<center>) is a block-level element that can contain paragraphs and other block-level and inline elements. The entire content of this element is centered horizontally within its containing element (typically, the
This tag has been deprecated in HTML 4 (and XHTML 1) in favor of the CSS
text-align property, which can be applied to the
<div> element or to an individual
<p>. For centering blocks, use other CSS properties like
margin-right and set them to
auto (or set
This element implements the
Implementation note: up to Gecko 1.9.2 inclusive, Firefox implements the
HTMLSpanElement interface for this element.
<center>This text will be centered. <p>So will this paragraph.</p></center>
Example 2 (CSS alternative)
<div style="text-align:center">This text will be centered. <p>So will this paragraph.</p></div>
Example 3 (CSS alternative)
<p style="text-align:center">This line will be centered.<br> And so will this line.</p>
:center to a
<p> element centers the contents of those elements while leaving their overall dimensions unchanged.