HTML5: How to define a section that is quoted from another source?

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a. How to specify the HTML cite attribute with blockquote


HTML Code :

<!DOCTYPE html><!-- HTML5 document type declaration -->
<html><!-- Start of HTML document -->
<head><!-- Start of head section -->
<meta charset="utf-8"><!-- Declares document character encoding -->
<title>Example of HTML cite attribute with blockquote</title><!-- Sets the title of the webpage -->
</head><!-- End of head section -->
<body><!-- Start of body section -->
<blockquote cite="https://www.w3resource.com/html/HTML-tutorials.php"><p>We have covered all the HTML 4.01 elements or tags and their attributes. Because it is HTML elements (or tags ) and attributes, which you need to understand for learning HTML.</p></blockquote><!-- Blockquote element used to denote a quotation with a citation specified by the cite attribute -->
</body><!-- End of body section -->
</html><!-- End of HTML document -->


  • This HTML document starts with a doctype declaration indicating it's an HTML5 document.
  • Inside the <html> tags, the document structure begins.
  • The <head> section contains metadata about the document, such as character encoding and the title.
  • The <body> section is where the visible content of the webpage resides.
  • The <blockquote> element is used to denote a quotation.
  • The cite attribute within the <blockquote> element specifies the source URL of the quotation, providing a citation for the quote.
  • Inside the <blockquote> element, there's a paragraph (<p>) containing the quoted text.
  • The HTML document ends with the closing </html> tag.

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See the Pen blockquote-cite-answer by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.

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