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HTML <aside> Tag


Example

Display some content aside from the content it is placed in:

<p>My family and I visited The Epcot center this summer. The weather was nice, and Epcot was amazing! I had a great summer together with my family!</p>

<aside>
<h4>Epcot Center</h4>
<p>Epcot is a theme park at Walt Disney World Resort featuring exciting attractions, international pavilions, award-winning fireworks and seasonal special events.</p>
</aside>
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Definition and Usage

The <aside> tag defines some content aside from the content it is placed in.

The aside content should be related to the surrounding content.


Browser Support

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

Element
<aside> 6.0 9.0 4.0 5.0 11.1

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <aside> tag is new in HTML5.


Tips and Notes

Tip: The <aside> content could be placed as a sidebar in an article.


Global Attributes

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


Event Attributes

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


Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Aside Object


Default CSS Settings

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

aside {
  display: block;
}