HTML and CSS Reference
<bdo> . . . </bdo>
Stands for “bidirectional override” and is used to indicate a selection of text that reads in the
opposite direction than the surrounding text. For instance, in a left-to-right reading document,
the bdo element may be used to indicate a selection of Hebrew text that reads right to left
( rtl ).
Flow content, phrasing content, palpable content
Where phrasing content is expected
HTML5 Global Attributes
dir = "ltr|rtl|auto"
Specifies the direction of the text: ltr (left to right), rtl (right to left), or auto (determ-
ined by the user agent).