HTML blockquote tag

HTML <blockquote> tag defines the content which is quoted from another source. And the link of that source is written in the cite attribute.

<blockquote cite="http://www.who.int/topics/human_rights/en/">
 The WHO Constitution was the first international instrument to enshrine the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health as a fundamental right of every human being ("the right to health"). 
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The WHO Constitution was the first international instrument to enshrine the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health as a fundamental right of every human being ("the right to health").

cite attribute of <blockquote> tag represents the address of the source.

The browsers use the cite attribute for the private purpose. It may show the citation link to the user.

Tag omission

Both starting and ending tags are necessary for the blockquote element.

Global Attributes

All the global attributes are applicable on the blockquote element.

Tag Attributes

Attributes that are applicable to <blockquote> tag
cite

It represents the location (valid URL) of the content quoted from other source.

<blockquote cite="URL">the text has been quoted from another resorurce.</blockquote>


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