URI of a source


<blockquote cite="">

Browser
Firefox
Type
Block-level

The cite attribute specifies the URI of the source of the quote.


<blockquote cite="http://www.tagindex.net/">long quotation</blockquote>


Attribute Value Explanation
cite=" " URL if it is a quotation from the web
ISBN Code if it is a quotation from the book

Quotation from the web (Specifies the URL)

<blockquote cite="http://www.tagindex.net/"> - </blockquote>

Quotation from the book (Specifies the ISBN Code)

<blockquote cite="urn:ISBN:0-0000-0000-0"> - </blockquote>

Tips and Notes

Use the CITE element together if you want to display these information.


Example

<p>Example of long quotation.</p>

<blockquote cite="http://www.tagindex.net/">
<p>quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text</p>
<p>quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text</p>
</blockquote>

<p>Example of long quotation.</p>
Output

Example of long quotation.

quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text

quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text quotation text

Example of long quotation.