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<cite> Description:

The <cite></cite> tag indicates a citation or reference to another source.

<cite> Web Browser Support:

<cite> Attributes:

<cite> End Tag:

</cite> REQUIRED

<cite> Contents:

Usually HTML text. The following tags are valid within the <cite> tag:
a, abbr, acronym, applet, b, basefont, bdo, big, br, button, cite, code, dfn, em, font, i, iframe, img, input, kbd, label, map, object, q, s, samp, script, select, small, span, strike, sub, sup, textarea, tt, u, var

<cite> Valid Context:

The <cite> tag is valid within the following tags:
a, abbr, acronym, address, applet, b, bdo, big, blockquote, body, button, caption, center, cite, code, dd, del, dfn, div, dt, em, fieldset, font, form, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, i, iframe, ins, kbd, label, legend, li, noframes, noscript, object, p, pre, q, s, samp, small, span, strike, strong, sub, sup, td, th, tt, u, var

<cite> Usage:

  • standard citation
    One of my favorite books is <cite>Through the Looking Glass</cite> by Lewis Carroll.
  • citation with title
    One of my favorite books is <cite title="Author: Lewis Carrol">Through the Looking Glass</cite> by Lewis Carroll.

<cite> Special Notes:

  • Most browsers display citations in italics.

More <cite> Information:

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