<footer> HTML element represents a footer for its nearest ancestor sectioning content or sectioning root element. A
<footer> typically contains information about the author of the section, copyright data or links to related documents.
|Content categories||Flow content, palpable content.|
Flow content, but with no
|Tag omission||None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.|
Any element that accepts
flow content. Note that a
|Implicit ARIA role||
no corresponding role
if a descendant of an
section element, or
an element with
|Permitted ARIA roles||
This element only includes the global attributes.
- Enclose information about the author in an
<address>element that can be included into the
- When the nearest ancestor sectioning content or sectioning root element is the body element the footer applies to the whole page.
<footer>element is not sectioning content and therefore doesn't introduce a new section in the outline.
<footer> Some copyright info or perhaps some author info for an <article>? </footer>
Prior to the release of Safari 13, the
contentinfo landmark role was not properly exposed by VoiceOver. If needing to support legacy Safari browsers, add
role="contentinfo" to the
footer element to ensure the landmark will be properly exposed.
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