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HTML <blockquote> Tag


The <blockquote> tag provides a section that is quoted from another source.

HTML <blockquote> Tag

The <blockquote> HTML element indicates that the enclosed text is a long quote.

A URL is provided for the source of the quote using the cite attribute.

Element Attributes

Attribute Value Description
cite url Refers to the source of the quote.

Global attributes

Global attributes may be applied on all elements, although some elements may have no effect on them.

<accesskey>, <class>, <contenteditable>, <contextmenu>, <data-*>, <dir>, <draggable>, <dropzone>, <hidden>, <id>, <lang>, <spellcheck>, <style>, <tabindex>, <title>, <translate>.

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<blockquote cite="">
    Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin
    literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney
    College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage.
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