HTML <del> Tag with the 'cite' Attribute

<p>Only <del cite="/reason-for-price-hikes.htm">$300</del> <ins>$800</ins> for a limited time only!</p>

The above example demonstrates usage of the cite attribute of the <del> element. This (optional) attribute can be used to provide the URL of a document that explains the change.

About the <del> Element

The del element represents a removal from the document. This could be used in the case of crossing off items in a "to do" list, deleting an item and inserting new text in its place (using the <ins> element), etc.

The <del> element also accepts the datetime attribute.