<rtc>: The Ruby Text Container element

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The HTML Ruby Text Container (<rtc>) element embraces semantic annotations of characters presented in a ruby of <rb> elements used inside of <ruby> element. <rb> elements can have both pronunciation (<rt>) and semantic (<rtc>) annotations.

Content categories None.
Permitted content Phrasing content or <rt> elements.
Tag omission The closing tag can be omitted if it is immediately followed by a <rb>, <rtc> or <rt> element opening tag or by its parent closing tag.
Permitted parents A <ruby> element.
Permitted ARIA roles Any
DOM interface HTMLElement

Attributes

This element only includes the global attributes.

Examples

<div class="info">
  <ruby>
    <rbc>
      <rb></rb><rt>jiù</rt>
      <rb></rb><rt>jīn</rt>
      <rb></rb><rt>shān</rt>
    </rbc>
    <rtc>San Francisco</rtc>
  </ruby>
</div>

Specifications

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also