<aside> Element represents a section of a page that consists of content that is tangentially related to the content around it, which could be considered separate from that content. Such sections are often represented as sidebars or as inserts. They often contain side explanations, like a glossary definition; more loosely related stuff, like advertisements; the biography of the author; or in web-applications, profile information or related blog links.
- Do not use the
<aside>element to tag parenthesized text, as this kind of text is considered part of the main flow.
- Content categories Flow content, sectioning content, palpable content.
- Permitted contentFlow content.
- Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
- Permitted parent elements Any element that accepts flow content. Note that an
<aside>element must not be a descendant of an
- DOM interface
This element only includes the global attributes.
<article> <p> The Disney movie <em>The Little Mermaid</em> was first released to theatres in 1989. </p> <aside> The movie earned $87 million during its initial release. </aside> <p> More info about the movie... </p> </article>
|WHATWG HTML Living Standard||Living Standard|
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Basic support||5||4.0 (2.0)||9.0||11.10||4.1|
|Feature||Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|
|Basic support||2.2||4.0 (2.0)||9.0||11.0||5.0 (iOS 4.2)|
- Others section-related elements:
- Sections and outlines of an HTML5 document.