HTML <bdi> tag
HTML <bdi> tag stands for Bidirectional Isolate Element. It is used to inform the browser to isolate the span of text which may be formatted in opposite directions than the surrounding text.
This tag is new in HTML5 and useful for languages such as Arabic or Hebrew, or if the browser dynamically inserts some text without knowing the directionality of text.
Note: The directionality of content inside <bdi> does not influence by the directionality of surrounding content.
Following are some specifications about the <bdi> tag
|Start tag/End tag
|Both start and End tag
The <bdi> tag does not include any specific attribute
The <bdi> tag supports all Global attribute
The <bdi> tag supports all Event Attributes
Difference between <bdi> and <bdo>
HTML <bdi> tag is new element of HTML5 and it is very similar to HTML <bdo> element. But the main difference in both the elements is that <bdi> tag isolates the content from its surrounding content but <bdo> tag reveres the direction. Sometimes <bdo> tag may cause some unexpected rendering errors so try to use <bdi> if required.