HTML <cite> tag

Use of <cite> tag

The <cite> tag defines the title of a project or work. The <cite> element might be cited for one of the following: a book, a research paper, a poem, a song, an essay, a film, a game, a television show, an opera, a painting, a web site, a computer program, a blog post, etc.
Type: Inline Element

Example of <cite> tag

<cite> A book </cite>

Supported Browsers

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Full Code Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<img src="jsBook.jpg">
<p> <cite> A Book </cite> for JavaScript written by Nicholas C.Zakas. </p>


JavaScript Book
A book  for JavaScript written by Nicholas C. Zakas.

More Reference

In HTML4.01,<cite> tag defines a citation.
The <cite> tag also defines the URL of the work or even the name of author. The <cite> tag is different from the cite attribute which can be used with <blockquote> tag and <q> tag.