<article>: The Article Contents element
<article> HTML element represents a self-contained composition in a document, page, application, or site, which is intended to be independently distributable or reusable (e.g., in syndication). Examples include: a forum post, a magazine or newspaper article, or a blog entry, a product card, a user-submitted comment, an interactive widget or gadget, or any other independent item of content.
A given document can have multiple articles in it; for example, on a blog that shows the text of each article one after another as the reader scrolls, each post would be contained in an
<article> element, possibly with one or more
|Content categories||Flow content, sectioning content, palpable content|
|Permitted content||Flow content.|
|Tag omission||None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.|
Any element that accepts
flow content. Note that an
|Implicit ARIA role||
|Permitted ARIA roles||
This element only includes the global attributes.
<article>should be identified, typically by including a heading (
<h6>element) as a child of the
- When an
<article>element is nested, the inner element represents an article related to the outer element. For example, the comments of a blog post can be
<article>elements nested in the
<article>representing the blog post.
- Author information of an
<article>element can be provided through the
<address>element, but it doesn't apply to nested
- The publication date and time of an
<article>element can be described using the
datetimeattribute of a
<time>element. Note that the
<time>is no longer a part of the W3C HTML5 standard.
<article class="film_review"> <h2>Jurassic Park</h2> <section class="main_review"> <h3>Review</h3> <p>Dinos were great!</p> </section> <section class="user_reviews"> <h3>User reviews</h3> <article class="user_review"> <h4>Too scary!</h4> <p>Way too scary for me.</p> <footer> <p> Posted on <time datetime="2015-05-16 19:00">May 16</time> by Lisa. </p> </footer> </article> <article class="user_review"> <h4>Love the dinos!</h4> <p>I agree, dinos are my favorite.</p> <footer> <p> Posted on <time datetime="2015-05-17 19:00">May 17</time> by Tom. </p> </footer> </article> </section> <footer> <p> Posted on <time datetime="2015-05-15 19:00">May 15</time> by Staff. </p> </footer> </article>
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