HTML Tags – Time Tag

What is HTML <time> tag ?

HTML <time> tag represents the date and/or time in an HTML document.

HTML <time> tag defines a human-readable date/time.

HTML <time> tag introduce in HTML5.

How HTML <time> tag works ?

HTML <time> tag defines a specific time (or datetime).

HTML <time> represents the value in many different ways such as times, dates, durations, days, and time-zone offsets.

The “datetime” attribute of this HTML <time> element translates the time into a machine-readable format so that browsers can offer to add date reminders through the user’s calendar, and search engines can produce smarter search results.

User agents can offer to add event reminders such as birthdays and anniversaries, or any event scheduling for user’s calendar.

How is HTML <time>  used ?

HTML <time> tag is used to define the following,

1. Human-readable time on a 24-hour clock,

2. Precise date in the Gregorian calendar (giving optional timezone and time information),

3. Valid time duration.Note : HTML <time> tag should not be used for dates that are before the introduction of the Gregorian calendar.

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Syntax :

<time attribute> Time... </time>

Example :

<!DOCTYPE html>
                <h1>Welcome to CSTechbook</h1>
                <h2>Time Tag</h2>
		<p>Winners always wake up by <time>5.00</time>am in every morning.</p>
		<p>Mahatma Gandhi was born at 
                <time datatime="1869-10-02 11:00">Porbandar</time>, in the present-day Indian state of Gujarat.

Output :

<time> Tag Attributes

HTML <time> tag support following specific attributes.

1datetimedatetimeSpecifies the time and date being specified. It must be a machine-readable format and equivalent to the value of the <time> element.

Global Attributes

HTML <time> tag support following global attributes.

1idunique_nameDeclared unique id for an element.
2classclass_nameDeclared one or more classnames for an element.
3stylestylesCSS inline styles specify an element.
4titletitleSpecify extra details of element contain, this will display as a “tooltip” for an elements.

Event Attributes

HTML <time> tag support following event attributes.

1onfocusscriptelement gets focus on object when script tobe run.
2onblurscriptelement lose the focus on object when scrip tobe run.
3onabortscriptelement gets aborted on object when script tobe run.
4onchangescriptelement gets anytime change on object when script tobe run.
5onbeforeunloadscriptelement gets unloaded on object when scrip tobe run.
6onclickscriptclicked on object when script tobe run.
7ondblclickscriptdouble click on object when script tobe run.
8onkeydownscriptkey is pressed when script tobe run.
9onkeypressscriptkey is pressed over element then released when script tobe run.
10onkeyupscriptkey is released over element when script tobe run.
11onmousedownscriptmouse button was pressed over an element when script tobe run.
12onmouseoutscriptmouse pointer release over an element when script tobe run.
13onmousemovescriptrun mouse pointer moved when script tobe run.
14onmouseoverscriptrun mouse pointer move over when script tobe run.
15onmouseupscriptmouse button is released when script tobe run.
16onresetscriptform has been reset when script tobe run.
17onselectscriptSelect some content when script tobe run.
18onsubmitscriptform has been submitted when script tobe run.
19onloadscriptobject has load when script tobe run.
20onchangescriptallow to change the object when script tobe run.
21onunloadscriptunload to the browser window when script tobe run.
22ondragscriptelement being dragged when script tobe run.
23ondragendscriptelement being stop dragged when script tobe run.
24ondragenterscriptelement being go target dragged when script tobe run.
25ondragleavescriptelement being leave to target dragged when script tobe run.
26ondragoverscriptelement being over to target dragged when script tobe run.
27ondragstartscriptelement being start dragged when script tobe run.
28ondropscriptelement being dropped when script tobe run.
29onerrorscriptelement error occurs when script tobe run.
30onmessagescriptelement message display when script tobe run.
31onerrorscriptelement error occurs when script tobe run.
32onmousewheelscriptmouse wheel will be rotate when script tobe run.
33onscrollscriptscrollbar is scroll when script tobe run.
34onresizescriptelement should be resize when script tobe run.
35onselectscriptall element content selected when script tobe run.
36onstoragescriptelement should be store in target when script tobe run.

Browser Compatibility

6Internet ExplorerYes