Home / Code Snippets / HTML / Proper Tags for Displaying Content Edits Proper Tags for Displaying Content Edits Author Chris Coyier 4 Comments Join the Conversation Published Sep 9, 2009 Updated Sep 9, 2009 Share this:TwitterFacebook It’s not stock. It’s Shutterstock. The proper way to mark up changes to an HTML document, when you wish to retain the old content while displaying the new. I <del>hate</del> <ins>LOVE</ins> my new iPod nano. The browser defaults are usually a strikeout/cross-through of del, and an underline for ins.