The code element displays inline code in a monospace font and a color subtly different from the surrounding content. Inside of a content element, it is applied to the
Spacing — Unless used inside a content element, the code element defines no margin. That means that you’ll need to manually position it inside your text itself.
Beyond customization, the code element has no variants.
<code>. Using the
.code element on a
<code> tag will help screenreaders and other assistive technologies better represent your content.
Don't use color to communicate. Instead, use color to support information you communicate through text. When this isn't possible, be sure to use a
Be mindful of contrast. What looks good to you may not be readable for others. Text contrast is a good thing!
Support all navigation modes. Some people will interact with your interface using assitive technologies and/or a keyboard. Build your interface with these different modes in mind (for example, by setting the `tab-index` attribute on all interactive elements that aren't interactive by default).
||sets the color|
||sets the background color|
You can also customize this element by simply overriding any of its CSS attributes, listed
here. Contextual variable defaults (e.g.,
--color-content) and global
--family-primary) are defined here.