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# Revision 3718 of <blockquote>

• Revision slug: HTML/Element/blockquote
• Revision title: blockquote
• Revision id: 3718
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• Creator: Rappo
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## HTML Block Quotation Element

<blockquote>...</blockquote> - The HTML Block Quotation element produces an indented quotation rather than inline. The source of the quotation may also be stated using the HTML Citation Element.

Example

```   Here is some outer text.  This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.
<blockquote cite="http://developer.mozilla.org">

This is a quotation taken from the Mozilla Developer Center.

</blockquote>
Here is some outer text.  This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.
```

Result

Here is some outer text. This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.

This is a quotation taken from the Mozilla Developer Center.
Here is some outer text. This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.

## Revision Source

```<h2 name="HTML_Block_Quotation_Element"> HTML <i>Block Quotation</i> Element </h2>
<p><b>&lt;blockquote&gt;...&lt;/blockquote&gt;</b> - The HTML Block Quotation element produces an indented quotation rather than inline.  The source of the quotation may also be stated using the <a href="en/HTML/Element/cite">HTML Citation Element</a>.
</p><p><b>Example</b>
</p>
<pre class="eval">   Here is some outer text.  This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.
&lt;blockquote cite="http://developer.mozilla.org"&gt;

This is a quotation taken from the Mozilla Developer Center.

&lt;/blockquote&gt;
Here is some outer text.  This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.
</pre>
<p><b>Result</b>
</p>
<p>Here is some outer text.  This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.</p><blockquote cite="http://developer.mozilla.org">This is a quotation taken from the Mozilla Developer Center.</blockquote>Here is some outer text.  This helps you see the indent of a blockquote element.