<address>: The Contact Address element
<address> HTML element indicates that the enclosed HTML provides contact information for a person or people, or for an organization.
The contact information provided by an
<address> element's contents can take whatever form is appropriate for the context, and may include any type of contact information that is needed, such as a physical address, URL, email address, phone number, social media handle, geographic coordinates, and so forth. The
<address> element should include the name of the person, people, or organization to which the contact information refers.
<address> can be used in a variety of contexts, such as providing a business's contact information in the page header, or indicating the author of an article by including an
<address> element within the
|Content categories||Flow content, palpable content.|
Flow content, but with no nested
|Tag omission||None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.|
Any element that accepts
flow content, but always excluding
|Implicit ARIA role||No corresponding role|
|Permitted ARIA roles||Any|
This element only includes the global attributes.
<address>element can only be used to represent the contact information for its nearest
- This element should not contain more information than the contact information, like a publication date (which belongs in a
- Typically an
<address>element can be placed inside the
<footer>element of the current section, if any.
This example demonstrates the use of
<address> to demarcate the contact information for an article's author.
<address> You can contact author at <a href="http://www.somedomain.com/contact"> www.somedomain.com</a>.<br> If you see any bugs, please <a href="mailto:[email protected]"> contact webmaster</a>.<br> You may also want to visit us:<br> Mozilla Foundation<br> 331 E Evelyn Ave<br> Mountain View, CA 94041<br> USA </address>
Although it renders text with the same default styling as the
<em> elements, it is more appropriate to use
<address> when dealing with contact information, as it conveys additional semantic information.
|HTML Standard (HTML)|
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