The <blockquote> tag in HTML is used to display the long quotations (a section that is quoted from another source). It changes the alignment to make it unique from others. It contains both opening and closing tags. In blockquote tag, we can use elements like heading, list, paragraph, etc.
Note: The <blockquote> tag in HTML4.1 defines the long quotation i.e. quotations that span multiple lines. But in HTML5, the <blockquote> tag specify the section that is quoted from other source.
<blockquote> Contents... </blockquote>
Attribute: It contains a single attribute cite which is used to specify the source of the quotation.
The below examples illustrate the blockquote tag:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer