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HTML <footer> tag

HTML footer tagWhen writing in HTML, the <footer> tag is used to designate a footer for a document or a section of content. It is useful for displaying information about an author, links to related pages, contact information, copyright information, etc. The following sections contain information about this tag, including an example of it in use, as well as related attributes and browser compatibility.

Example code

<p>This page was created by: Mr. Hope</p>
<p>Contact information: <a href=""></a>.</p>

Example result


Within an HTML tag, an attribute dictates certain aspects of an HTML element. Attributes are made up of a name and value pair. While the <footer> tag does not have any unique attributes, it does utilize all of the standard attributes.


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Also see: Author, Browser, Compatibility, Copyright, HTML section tag, Hyperlink