HTML <figure> Tag
Use a <figure> element to mark up a photo in a document:
<img src="img_pulpit.jpg" alt="The Pulpit Rock" width="304" height="228">
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The <figure> tag is supported in Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari.
Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <figure> tag.
Definition and Usage
The <figure> tag specifies self-contained content, like illustrations, diagrams, photos, code listings, etc.
While the content of the <figure> element is related to the main flow, its position is independent of the main flow, and if removed it should not affect the flow of the document.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <figure> tag is new in HTML5.
Tips and Notes
Tip: The <figcaption> element is used to add a caption for the <figure> element.
The <figure> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <figure> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
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