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HTML5 figure Tag

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 16 Aug, 2021

The <figure> tag in HTML is used to add self-contained content like illustrations, diagrams, photos, or codes listing in a document. It is related to main flow, but it can be used in any position of a document and the figure goes with the flow of the document and if remove it then it should not affect the flow of the document. This tag is new in HTML5.


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<figure> Image content... </figure>

Attributes: It contains mostly two tags which are listed below: 

  • img src: This tag is used to add an image source in the document.
  • figcaption: This tag is used to set the caption to the image.



<!DOCTYPE html>
        <h2><figure> Tag</h2>
        <!--HTML figure tag starts here-->
            <img src=
            alt="The Pulpit Rock" width="304" height="228">
            <figcaption>Geeks logo</figcaption>
        <!--HTML figure tag ends here-->


Supported Browsers: 

  • Google Chrome 6.0
  • Edge 9.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Safari 5.0
  • Opera 11.1


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