HTML: The Markup Language

citecited title of a work # T

The cite element represents the cited title of a work; for example, the title of a book mentioned within the main text flow of a document.

Permitted content #

Permitted attributes #

Tag omission #

A cite element must have both a start tag and an end tag.

Permitted parent elements #

any element that can contain phrasing elements

DOM interface #

Uses HTMLElement.

Typical default display properties #

cite {
font-style: italic; }