The HTML Elements reference

"blockquote" - html element

  • This element is used to format the text as a block quote, which means the right and left margins are indented from the text before and after the quote.
  • Starttag <blockquote> is Required and endtag </blockquote> is Required
  • The usage of BLOCKQUOTE to indent text is deprecated in favor of style sheets (CSS).
  • Browsers that support the blockquote - element : Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari
Element "blockquote" example:
<html>
  <head>
    <title>The Blockquote Element</title>
  </head>
  <body bgcolor="Silver" text="Blue"  >
    <blockquote title="The title attribute offers advisory
 information about the element for which it is set" >
      This element is used to format the text as
      a block quote, which means the right and left margins are
      indented from the text before and after the quote.
      In the body start tag we have with the attributes
      set the background color to Silver (bgcolor="Silver")
      and the text color is blue (text="blue"). Both of this
      attributes are deprecated, but works for a
      for a HTML 4.01 Transitional DTD document type.
    </blockquote>
  </body>
</html>


Attributes:
cite , class , dir , id , lang , style , title

Attribute "cite" value(s): uri
  • The value of this attribute is a URI that designates a source document or message.
  • This attribute is intended to point to information explaining why a document was changed.



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