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HTML <q> Tag


Example

Mark up a short quotation:

<p>WWF's goal is to:
<q>Build a future where people live in harmony with nature.</q>
We hope they succeed.</p>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The <q> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <q> tag defines a short quotation.

Browsers normally insert quotation marks around the quotation.


Tips and Notes

Tip: Use <blockquote> to mark up a section that is quoted from another source.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Attributes

Attribute Value Description
cite URL Specifies the source URL of the quote


Global Attributes

The <q> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.


Event Attributes

The <q> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.


Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Quote object



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