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HTML header Tag

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Published Jun 29, 2017
Updated Oct 2, 2019

HTML header: Main Tips

  • HTML <header> usually includes some introductory information for users.
  • The <header> HTML can contain a headline, a brand logo or ownership information.

header Explained

This HTML <header> specifies a container for one or more headings.

A document can have multiple HTML headers, but they cannot be children of <footer>, <address> or other elements.

Example
<article>
  <header>
    <h1>JavaScript</h1>
    <h3>What is JavaScript?</h3>
    <p>Today we are going to talk about JavaScript</p>
  </header>
  <p>JavaScript is a client side scripting language used to provide extra functionalities to the user.</p>
</article>

Note: the HTML <header> tag doesn’t have any particular attributes, but uses all of the HTML global attributes.

Browser support

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Chrome
5+
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Edge
All
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Firefox
4+
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IE
9+
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Opera
11.1+
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Safari
4.1+

Mobile browser support

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Chrome
All
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Firefox
4+
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Opera
11.1+
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Safari
4.2+