HTML5 <address> Tag


Contact information for

Written by<br />
<a href="">Email us</a><br />
Address: Box 564, Disneyland<br />
Phone: +12 34 56 78

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Definition and Usage

The <address> tag defines the contact information for the author or owner of a document.

If the <address> element is inside an <article> element, it represents the contact information of the author/owner of that article.

The address element is usually added to the header or footer of a webpage.

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

HTML 4.01 does not support the <article> tag, so in HTML 4.01 the <address> tag always defines the contact information of the document's author/owner.

Tips and Notes

Note: The <address> tag should NOT be used to describe a postal address, unless it is a part of the contact information.

Note: The address usually renders in italic. Most browsers will add a line break before and after the address element.

Standard Attributes

The <address> tag also supports the Standard Attributes in HTML5.

Event Attributes

The <address> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5.