HTML <small> tag
Use of <small> tag
<small> tag is used to define small text with respect to the relative texts.
For instance, if the surrounding texts is normal size, then <small> element renders small size but limited to a certain size which is set by the corresponding browsers.
The <small> tag is used in writing legal disclaimer, in making copyright notice or even in secondary side-bar.
Using of <small> tag is rare in HTML5. Instead of <small> element, many web developers use CSS property "font-size" because it is supported in all platforms and can adjust the size what you prefer.
It is all depends on the author's notion.
Type: Inline Element
Example of <small> tag
<small> Small texts </small>
Full Code Example
<p> This is <small> small texts. </small> </p>