HTML5 <footer> Tag


A section in a document that will be displayed in green:

<footer>This document was written in 2009</footer>

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Definition and Usage

The <footer> tag defines the footer of a section or document. Typically contains the name of the author, the date the document was written and/or contact information.

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <footer> tag is new in HTML5

Tips and Notes

Tip: If you use the footer to insert contact information, use the address element inside the footer element.

Standard Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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