HTML <blockquote> Tag

Description

The <blockquote> HTML element indicates that the enclosed text is an extended quotation. Usually, this is rendered visually by indentation. A URL for the source of the quotation may be given using the cite attribute, while a text representation of the source can be given using the <cite> element.

Properties

Permitted Parents
Any element that accepts flow content
Content
Block, inline and text
Start/End Tags
Start tag: required, End tag: required

Example

Quotation by Sharon Gold
<blockquote>
Throw out an alarming alarm clock. If the ring is loud and
strident, you're waking up to instant stress. You shouldn't
be bullied out of bed, just reminded that it's time to start
your day.
</blockquote>

Attributes

Attribute Definition
cite Indicates the source of the quotation.

Global Attributes

The <blockquote> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes

The <blockquote> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
YesYesYes1YesYes
Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
YesYes4YesYesYes

Last updated by CSSPortal on: 6th December 2019