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HTML <header> Tag


Example

A header for an <article>:

<article>
  <header>
    <h1>Most important heading here</h1>
    <h3>Less important heading here</h3>
    <p>Some additional information here</p>
  </header>
  <p>Hello programmer we are doing ....</p>
</article>
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Definition and Usage

The <header> element represents a container for introductory content or a set of navigational links.

A <header> element typically contains:

  • one or more heading elements (<h1> - <h6>)
  • logo or icon
  • authorship information

You can have several <header> elements in one document.

Note: A <header> tag cannot be placed within a <footer>, <address> or another <header> element.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

Element
<header> 6.0 12.0 9.0 4.0 5.0 11.1

header {
    display: block;
}