<aside>: The Aside element
<aside> HTML element represents a portion of a document whose content is only indirectly related to the document's main content. Asides are frequently presented as sidebars or call-out boxes.
|Content categories||Flow content, sectioning content, palpable content.|
|Permitted content||Flow content.|
|Tag omission||None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.|
|Permitted parents||Any element that accepts flow content. Note that an
|Implicit ARIA role||
|Permitted ARIA roles||
This element only includes the global attributes.
- Do not use the
<aside>element to tag parenthesized text, as this kind of text is considered part of the main flow.
This example uses
<aside> to mark up a paragraph in an article. The paragraph is only indirectly related to the main article content:
<article> <p> The Disney movie <cite>The Little Mermaid</cite> was first released to theatres in 1989. </p> <aside> <p> The movie earned $87 million during its initial release. </p> </aside> <p> More info about the movie... </p> </article>
|HTML Standard (HTML)|
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