HTML <figure> tag represents a group of media contents such as images, diagrams, pictures etc with or without figure caption.
HTML <figcaption> tag is used to add caption for figure contents.
Note: The <figure> tag is newly introduced in HTML5. HTML figure tag is supported in all major web browsers.
<img src="figure_sample.png" alt="Webblgosforyou" style="max-height:200px;">
<figcaption>Fig1 – Webblgosforyou – Free Web Designing and Development Tutorials</figcaption>
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <figure> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <figure> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|lang||lang_code||Represents the language of the element for it’s content|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <figure> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <figure> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|