HTML <q> Tag.


Mark up a short quotation :

 <p>WWF's goal is to:
<q>Build a future where people live in harmony with nature.</q>
We hope they succeed.</p> 
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Definition and Usage

The <q> tag defines a short quotation.

Browsers normally insert quotation marks around the quotation.

Browser Support

Element Chrome Internet Explorer Firefox Safari Opera
<q> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Tips and Notes

Tip: Use <blockquote> to mark up a section that is quoted from another source.

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5



Attribute Value Description
cite URL Specifies the source URL of the quote

Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <q> element with the following default values :

q {
    display: inline;

q:before {
    content: open-quote;

q:after {
    content: close-quote;