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The HTML <header> element represents introductory content, typically a group of introductory or navigational aids. It may contain some heading elements but also other elements like a logo, a search form, an author name, and so on.

Sisäsltökategoriat Virtaussisältö, palpable content.
Sallittu sisältö Virtaussisältö, but with no <header> or <footer> descendant.
Tagin pois jättäminen None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Sallitut vanhemmat Any element that accepts flow content. Note that a <header> element must not be a descendant of an <address>, <footer> or another <header> element.
Sallitut ARIA roolit group, presentation
DOM rajapinta HTMLElement


The <header> element is not sectioning content and therefore does not introduce a new section in the outline. That said, a <header> element is intended to usually contain the surrounding section's heading (an h1h6 element), but this is not required.


Tämä elementti sisältää vain globaalit ominaisuudet.


  <h1>Etusivun Otsikko</h1>
  <img src="mdn-logo-sm.png" alt="MDN logo">

Etusivun Otsikko


Artikkelin otsikko

    <h2>The Planet Earth</h2>
    <p>Posted on Wednesday, 4 October 2017 by Jane Smith</p>
  <p>We live on a planet that's blue and green, with so many things still unseen.</p>
  <p><a href="https://janesmith.com/the-planet-earth/">Continue reading....</a></p>

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HTML Living Standard
The definition of '<header>' in that specification.
Living Standard  
The definition of '<header>' in that specification.


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headerChrome Full support 5Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 4IE Full support 9Opera Full support 11.1Safari Full support 4.1WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 11.1Safari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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