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Html dialog tag

When writing in HTML, the <dialog> tag is used to create a dialog box or modal window on a web page. The following sections contain information about this tag, including an example of it in use, as well as related attributes and browser compatibility.


Example code

<dialog open>
  <p>Hey, I'm a dialog box!</p>


 Within an HTML tag, an attribute dictates certain aspects of an HTML element. Attributes are made up of a name and value pair; all tags support standard attributes. The following table shows all of the current unique HTML attributes for the <dialog> tag, as well as a description of each.

Attribute Description
open Designates that the dialog element is ready for use

HTML Dialog Tag Definition


HTML Dialog Tag Usage


HTML Dialog Tag Examples