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HTML <footer> tag

Examples

The document footer:

<footer>
  <p>Posted by: w3my</p>
  <p>Contact information: <a href="mailto:someone@example.com">someone@example.com</a>.</p>
</footer>

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Browser Support

IE Firefox Chrome Safari Opera

Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support <footer> tag.

Note: 8 and earlier versions of Internet Explorer do not support the <footer> tag.

Definition and Usage

<Footer> tag defines the footer of the document or section.

The information it contains elements <footer> element should contain.

Footer typically contains author, copyright information about the document, use the terms link, contact information, etc.

You can use multiple <footer> element in a document.

HTML 4.01 and HTML 5 differences between

<Footer> tag is new in HTML 5 tag.

Tips and Notes

Tip: <footer> Contact information element should be located within the <address> tag.

Global Properties

<footer> tag supports HTML in the global properties .

Event Properties

<footer> tag supports HTML in the event properties .