HTML Ordered List Start Number

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You must have encountered this problem while writing your website content. You add a numbered list, and you want to insert an image or a paragraph of text, and the next number on the list starts with 1 again, while you wanted to go on with 4. At last, you choose instead of a numbered list for the bullet list. Not anymore! Here is your solution!

numbered list icon

HTML list starting number

2 methods to create this

Method 1

To be able to show you how this works I will add some random numbered phrases

1. How to make your ordered list start with any number

2. There is an HTML code you can use for that matter

3. I will show you this code right now

Start your HTML numbered list at any number

1. No, I want to go on with number 4

How do you do that?

4. Type in this code behind the ol

 <ol start="4">  

5. Take a look at this screenshot

HTML Ordered List Start Number

6. And your next number on the list
7. will be the one you want to start with

Method 2
When you click on Numbered list in the visual tab, it automatically creates <ol> and <li> codes in the text tab. When you go over to the text tab for the numbering, you can add any number you want too without any <o> and <li> codes.

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More interesting HTML training of me are

And here I used start=”2″ and start =”3″ too behind the ol (screenshot)

html list starting number


1. How to write a finish line on your website, as you can see below. Home, Cookies, Privacy Policy, Faq, Affiliate Disclosure, Content, and Copyright.

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2. How to Customize the “more” tag on your website, and replace the default text easily for your own text.

WordPress Read More Tag

3. More free HTML codes for beginners, copy and paste!

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