The <header> tag in HTML is used to define the header for a document or a section.
- The header tag contains information related to the title and heading of the related content.
- The <header> element is intended to usually contain the section’s heading (an h1-h6 element or an <hgroup> element), but this is not required.
- The <header> element can also be used to wrap a section’s table of contents, a search form, or any relevant logos.
- The <header> tag is a new tag in HTML5 and it requires a starting tag as well as an end tag.
- There can be several <header> elements in one document.
- A <header> tag cannot be placed within a <footer>, <address> or another <header> element.
Below examples illustrate the <header> element in HTML:
Supported Browsers: The browsers which supports <header> tag are given below:
- Google Chrome 6.0
- Internet Explorer 9.0
- Firefox 4.0
- Opera 11.1
- Safari 5.0