The <footer> tag in HTML is used to define a footer of HTML document. This section contains the footer information (author information, copyright information, carriers, etc). The footer tag is used within the body tag. The <footer> tag is new in the HTML5. The footer elements require a start tag as well as an end tag.
<footer> ... </footer>
A footer element typically contains authorship information, copyright information, contact information, sitemap, back to top links, related documents, etc.
Below examples illustrate the <footer> Tag in HTML elements:
Browser Support: The footer tag is new in HTML5 and it supports in the browser which are listed below:
- Google Chrome 6.0
- Internet Explorer 9.0
- Firefox 4.0
- Opera 11.1
- Safari 5.0