HTML <section> Tag


A section in a document, explaining what WWF is:

  <p>The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is....</p>

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Definition and Usage

The <section> tag defines sections in a document, such as chapters, headers, footers, or any other sections of the document.

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

<section> 6.0 9.0 4.0 5.0 11.1

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <section> tag is new in HTML5.

Global Attributes

The <section> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <section> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Section Object

Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <section> element with the following default values:


section {
    display: block;

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