Browser Support of HTML “q” Tag for Quotation

By Xah Lee. Date:

There's a “q” tag in HTML, like this: <q>…</q>. This tag is in HTML 4 and also HTML 5. It is supposed to be a short inline quote, such as a sentence. Browsers are supposed to render it with a “curly quotation marks” wrapped around it.

See what your browser shows here: Test Page of HTML “q” Tag.

As of today (), all latest public version of major browsers on Windows support it. (Firefox 5, Chrome 12.0.x, IE9 9.0.8112, Safari 5.0.5, Opera 11.1.)

Though, it's funny that in Chrome and Safari, it uses straight double quotes, not curly quotes.

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