Internet, Networking, & Security Web Development Marquee in Web Design By Jennifer Kyrnin Freelance Contributor Jennifer Kyrnin is a professional web developer who assists others in learning web design, HTML, CSS, and XML. our editorial process LinkedIn Jennifer Kyrnin Updated December 12, 2019 Steve Bronstein/Getty Images Web Development Web Design CSS & HTML SQL Tweet Share Email The Marquee tag has been deemed obsolete and has been removed from the HTML code specifications. It might still work on many browsers, but it's way better to use CSS for that kind of thing. In HTML, a marquee is a small section of the browser window that displays text that rolls across the screen. You use the element to create this scrolling section. The MARQUEE element was first created by Internet Explorer and was eventually supported by Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari, but it is not an official part of the HTML specification. If you must create a scrolling section of your page, it's best to use CSS instead. See the examples below for how. Pronunciation mar key – (noun) Also Known As scrolling marquee Examples You can create a marquee in two ways. HTML: <marquee>This text will scroll across the screen. </marquee> CSS You can learn more about how to use the various CSS3 marquee properties in the article: Marquee in the Age of HTML5 and CSS3.