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Use the datetime attribute when displaying dates, times

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
13 Apr, 2021
You probably know that the semantic `<time>` tag can be used to display a date or time. It's recommended to use it with the `datetime` attribute which brings some benefits:
  • Search engines produce better results
  • It can be used by some devices allowing you to add a reminder or calendar event easily
<div>The meeting will start at <time>09:00</time></div>

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<div>The meeting will start at <time datetime="09:00">09:00</time></div>

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