HTML <section> tag represents a section inside web page.
The section tag is generally used to define sections for side bars, headers, footers, articles etc for the web page. It can be used more than once in same web page.
HTML section Tag Sample Code
<html> <head> <title>HTML/HTML5 section Tag with Example</title> </head> <body> <section> <h3>HTML</h3> <p>HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language</p> <h3>CSS</h3> <p>CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheet</p> </section> </body> </html>
HTML section Tag Sample Result
HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheet
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <section> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <section> 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|
|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 <section> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <section> 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|