<address> HTML Tag

Element of
Semantic Markup
What does <address> HTML Tag do?
The <address> element identifies contact information relevant to the current site, page, document, section, or article. It should not be used to identify addresses in any other context.

Code Example

You can contact us directly at <a mailto="[email protected]">[email protected]</a>.

Contact Information, not Arbitrary Addresses

The <address> element should be used to provide context-specific contact information (email, mailing address, social media URLs, etc.) relevant to the author of the current site, page, document, section, or article. For example, in a multi-author blog, you might include an <address> element with the author’s contact information within the <article> element that contains the post. For contact information related to a whole website, you might use in the <footer> of each page, or even on a stand-alone Contact page.

You must not use the <address> element as a general styling element for arbitrary postal addresses. Use a <p> for that and (if you need to) use CSS for address-specific styling.

<p class="postal-address">
123 Main St. <br>
Anytown, XY 12345
This is the mysterious user account for the HTML.com admin.

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