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HTML <blockquote> Tag

The <blockquote> tag is used to define long quotes inside the document. Browsers usually indent <blockquote> elements.

The <blockquote> is a block-level element and can include tags for text formatting.


The <blockquote> element comes in pairs. The content must be written between opening (<blockquote>) and closing (</blockquote>) elements.

For short quotes in a document, use the <q> tag.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    A quote from the Cheshire Cat, in the popular children's book, Alice In Wonderland, written by Lewis Carroll
    <blockquote cite="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice%27s_Adventures_in_Wonderland">
      I'm not crazy, my reality is just different than yours. 



Attribute Value Description
cite URL Is used for specifying the source of the quote. The value can be either a relative or an absolute URL.

The <blockquote> also supports the Global Attributes and the Event Attributes.

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