HTML <address> tag

What is the function of <address> tag?

The <address> tag defines the important information in pertinent with the current page or article or section or a document. Particularly, it specifies the contact information of any related document. By Default, they are not associated with any attributes.
Type: Block Element

Example of <address> tag

<address> Written by Swamikanta Longjam </address>

Generally, the texts within the <address> element will be italic and small font-size.

Supported Browsers

Tag Chrome browser Internet explorer browser Firefox browser Safari browser Opera browser
<address> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Full Code Examples

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
<h3> www.myhtml5tutorials.com </h3>
<address>
Author: Swamikanta Longjam <br>
Address: Top Siphai, Wangoi <br>
Manipur <br>
India
</address>
</body>
</html>

Output

www.myhtml5tutorials.com

Author: Swamikanta Longjam
Address: Top Siphai, Wangoi
Manipur
India

By default, every browsers give a line break before and after <address> element.

More Reference

You should take caution while using the <address> tag such that you should not use this tag for making style in a postal address. Use <p> or <div> element along with CSS properties to style them. At least try to use this element at the footer section.
Note that <address> element should be used to provide contact Info like Social Media URLs, Email etc. which relates to the current page or article.