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HTML cite tag


Description:

The HTML cite tag inserts a citation or reference to other resources. It is mostly used to refer to other authors when making a quotation.

The cite element has a very simple purpose: to identify the contained text as a reference to another source, be that a book, a play, a periodical publication, or even another web page or site.

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5:

In HTML5, the <cite> tag defines the title of a work.

In HTML 4.01, the <cite> tag defines a citation.

Difference between HTML and XHTML:

NONE

Example:

Code View
As <cite>Shakespeare</cite> wisely said, <q>All that glitters is not gold</q>. As Shakespeare wisely said, All that glitters is not gold.

Standard Attributes:

Attribute Description
class Document wide identifier
dir Specifies the direction of the text
id Document wide identifier
title Specifies a title to associate with the element.
style Helps to include inline casecadubf style sheet.
lang Sets the language code.

Event Attributes:

Attribute Description
onclick Script runs when a mouse click
ondblclick Script runs when a mouse double-click
onmousedown Script runs when mouse button is pressed
onmouseup Script runs when mouse button is released
onmouseover Script runs when mouse pointer moves over an element
onmousemove Script runs when mouse pointer moves
onmouseout Script runs when mouse pointer moves out of an element
onkeypress Script runs when key is pressed and released
onkeydown Script runs when key is pressed
onkeyup Script runs when key is released
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