HTML <hgroup> Tag


Use <hgroup> to group headings:

  <h1>Welcome to my WWF</h1>
  <h2>For a living planet</h2>

<p>The rest of the content...</p>

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Definition and Usage

The <hgroup> tag is used to group heading elements.

The <hgroup> element is used to group a set of <h1> to <h6> elements, when a heading has multiple levels (subheadings).

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

<hgroup> 5.0 9.0 4.0 4.1 11.1

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <hgroup> tag is new in HTML5.

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: HGroup Object

Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <hgroup> element with the following default values:

hgroup {
    display: block;


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