HTML5 <hgroup> Tag

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Description

The <hgroup> element is used to group heading elements.

The following table summarizes the usages context and the version history of this tag.

Placement: Block
Content: One or more <h1> to <h6>
Start/End Tag: Start tag: required, End tag: required
Version: New in HTML5

Syntax

The basic syntax of the <hgroup> tag is given with:

HTML / XHTML: <hgroup> ... </hgroup>

The example below shows the <hgroup> tag in action.

  • <hgroup>
  •     <h1>This is a main heading</h1>
  •     <h2>This is sub-heading</h2>
  • </hgroup>
 

Note:The <hgroup> element can be placed anywhere inside the <body> but it must not be a descendant of an <address>, <footer> or another <header> element.


Tag-Specific Attributes

The <hgroup> tag doesn't have any specific attribute.


Global Attributes

Like all other HTML tags, the <hgroup> tag supports the global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <hgroup> tag also supports the event attributes in HTML5.


Browser Compatibility

The <hgroup> tag is supported in all major modern browsers.

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Basic Support—

  • Firefox 4+
  • Google Chrome 5+
  • Internet Explorer 9+
  • Apple Safari 4.1+
  • Opera 11.1+

Further Reading

See tutorial on: HTML Layout.

Related tags: <body>, <nav>, <section>, <footer>.

 
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