The HTML Article Element (<article>) represents a self-contained composition in a document, page, application, or site, which is intended to be independently distributable or reusable, e.g., in syndication. This could be a forum post, a magazine or newspaper article, a blog entry, a user-submitted comment, an interactive widget or gadget, or any other independent item of content.
- When an
<article>element is nested, the inner element represents an article related to the outer element. For example, the comments of a blog post can be
<article>elements nested in the
<article>representing the blog post.
- Author information of an
<article>element can be provided through the
<address>element, but it doesn't apply to nested
- The publication date and time of an
<article>element can be described using the
pubdateattribute of a
|Permitted content||Flow content|
|Tag omission||None, both the start tag and the end tag are mandatory|
|Permitted parent elements|
|Normative document||HTML5, section 4.4.4|
This element has no other attributes than the global attributes, common to all elements.
This element implements the
<article> <h4>A really awesome article</h4> <p>Lots of awesome text.</p> </article>
A really awesome article
Lots of awesome text.</article>