The address tag is used to defines the contact information for the author or owner of a document. All current browsers will render address content in italics.
<address> element is inside an
<article> element, it represents the contact information of the author/owner of that article.
This tag has the form:
HTML5 and HTML4.01 Differences
HTML4.01 does not support the
<article> tag, so in HTML4.01 the
<address> tag always defines the contact information of the
This tag also supports the HTML Global Attributes.
This tag also supports the HTML Event Attributes.
The following example shows the basic use of this tag:
<address> Written by: John Q. Public Address: 123 Main Street City, Country: Anytown, USA </address>
This produces the following result:
Address: 123 Main Street
City, Country: Anytown, USA
Doctype Declaration Support
The following table lists the doctype declarations this element may appear in:
|HTML4.01 / XHTML1.0||XHTML 1.1||HTML 5|
|Defined In:||HTML 3.2|