HTML address Tag

HTML address Tag

The address tag is used to define the contact information of the author or owner of a website, document, page or an article. The address tag is a block level element.

Syntax of Address Tag

The Syntax of Address Tag is shown below. It has both opening and closing tags.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<address>
Written by <a href="www.howtocodeschool.com">HowToCodeSchool</a>.
Visit us at: www.howtocodeschool.com
USA
</address>
</body>
</html>

Output

Output of the code written above is shown below.

Written by HowToCodeSchool. Visit us at: www.howtocodeschool.com USA

Default Styling of Address Tag

Address Tag is block level element, which means it will take the whole space available. Most browser will display the text written inside the address tag in Italic style by default.

Note: You can change styling of address tag using simple CSS.

Where to use address Tag

In HTML5 if address tag is put inside the body tag it will represent the contact information of the document.

If address tag is written inside the article tag then it will represent the contact information of that article.

Address Tag in HTML4.01 and HTML5

HTML5 supports article tag but HTML4.01 doesn't support the article tag, so in HTML4.01 address tag is only used to define the contact information of a document.

Global Attributes support in address Tag

Address Tag supports all Global Attributes.

Event Attributes support in address Tag

Address Tag supports all Event Attributes.

Important Tip: Sometimes address tag is written inside the footer tag with all the information of author or owner.

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