The element is the opposite of the element, and its contents are displayed one font size greater than the rest of the text surrounding it. If the font is already the greater, it has no effect. You can nest several elements inside one another, and the content of each gets one size greater for each element. The following word should be Example of bigger Text than those around it. The use of this element is frowned upon, and you should aim to use CSS to change the size of text, rather than the element. The text written in big element is always between Example of text .