Html Tips and Tricks

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Blockquote Tips

Blockquote makes a small text box that is indented, as in a quote.
This text is a little to the right because of the blockquote tag. To learn how to make a blockquote like this one, continue reading HTML Tips and Tricks.

To make a blockquote, simply copy and paste the following HTML code:
<blockquote>Text Text Text</blockquote>
Finally, change the "Text Text Text" message to suit your needs.
Result:
Text Text Text


Related Tips:
Align Text and Images
Tips for Formatting Text

NOTE FROM GEOFFREY: The "correct" use of the blockquote is to quote someone. For example:

Geoffrey said this:
"Although you can use this tag simply to indent text, it is better if you use it to quote. That is why it is called the "blockquote" tag."


As you can see, the tag is handy to quote people or websites.


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