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The data tag is used to add a machine-readable translation to the content it is wrapped around.


In the following example, a list of product names is given with the associated product number (sku) provided in the data element’s value.

  <li><data value="192837">White T-shirt</data></li>
  <li><data value="192746">Red T-shirt</data></li>
  <li><data value="192543">Blue T-shirt</data></li>


The value attribute contains the machine-readable translation of the enclosed content.

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