<address> tag specifies the author's contact information.
This element is used to mark up the contact details for the author or owner of the document, so that the reader may use these details to contact the document's owner. The
<address> element often appears at the beginning or end of a document.
The following table summarizes the usages context and the version history of this tag.
|Start/End Tag:||Start tag: required, End tag: required|
|Version:||HTML 2, 3.2, 4, 4.01, 5|
- The address tag must not be used to represent arbitrary addresses (i.e. addresses that are not relevant to the contact information).
- The address tag must not contain information other than contact information, like a publication date (which belongs in a
- Typically, the address tag should be included inside the
The basic syntax of the
<address> tag is given with:
The example below shows the
<address> tag in action.
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<footer> <address> <p><a href="https://www.w3.org/Consortium/contact-mit">MIT</a></p> </address> </footer>
<address> tag doesn't have any specific attribute.
Like all other HTML tags, the
<address> tag supports the global attributes in HTML5.
<address> tag also supports the event attributes in HTML5.
<address> tag is supported in all major modern browsers.
See tutorial on: HTML Text Formatting.