HTML5 <article> Tag


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Definition and Usage

The <article> tag specifies independent, self-contained content.

An article should make sense on its own and it should be possible to distribute it independently from the rest of the site.

Examples of possible articles:

  • forum post
  • newspaper article
  • blog entry
  • user comment

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <article> tag is new in HTML5.

Standard Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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