HTML Element DEL
Definition and Usage
The <del> tag is often used in conjunction with <ins> to show updates and modifications made to websites. The <del> tag strikes through text while <ins> underlines the text it brackets.
<p> This article has been edited <del cite="http://www.htmlpedia.org" datetime="2007-04-02T13:43:00" title="Really only this once">two</del> <ins>three</ins> times. </p>
This article has been edited
Cite gives a URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) to provide information on why the text was deleted.
Datetime is used to record the date and time of deletion using the format YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss
Title may be used for a brief explanation and is commonly rendered as a tool-tip by most browsers.