The HTMLQuoteElement interface provides special properties and methods (beyond the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating quoting elements, like <blockquote> and <q>, but not the <cite> element.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLQuoteElement.cite
Is a DOMString reflecting the cite HTML attribute, containing a URL for the source of the quotation.

Methods

No specific method; inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLQuoteElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLQuoteElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLQuoteElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLQuoteElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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