HTML <article> Tag
Two articles with independent, self-contained content:
<p>Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google, released in 2008. Chrome is the world's most popular web browser today!</p>
<p>Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft, released in 2015. Microsoft Edge replaced Internet Explorer.</p>
Definition and Usage
The <article> tag specifies independent, self-contained content.
An article should make sense on its own and it should be possible to distribute it independently from the rest of the site.
Potential sources for the <article> element:
- Forum post
- Blog post
- News story
The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <article> tag is new in HTML5.
The <article> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <article> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
HTML DOM reference: Article Object
Default CSS Settings
Most browsers will display the <article> element with the following default values: