HTML and CSS Reference
HTML5 Global Attributes
A number of attributes are shared by all elements in HTML5 and are referred to collectively
as the Global Attributes :
Assigns an access key (shortcut key command) that activates or focuses the element. The
value is a single character. Users may access the element by hitting Alt-< key > (PC) or
Ctrl-< key > (Mac).
class=" text string
text string "
Assigns one or more classification names to the element.
Not in HTML 4.01 . Indicates the user can edit the element. This attribute is already well
supported in current browser versions.
contextmenu=" id of menu element
id of menu element "
Not in HTML 4.01 . Specifies a context menu that applies to the element. The context
menu must be requested by the user, for example, by a right-click.
Specifies the direction of the element. ltr indicates left to right; rtl indicates right to left;
and auto indicates that direction should be determined programmatically.
Not in HTML 4.01 .Indicates theelement isdraggable,meaningitcanbemovedbyclick-
ing and holding on it, and then moving it to a new position in the window.