citation or reference


<cite>

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The CITE element defines a citation or reference to another source.


<cite>citation or reference</cite>


This element is used in citations of author name, standard name, and book title.

Tips and Notes

When it is a quote, the BLOCKQUOTE element or the Q element is used.


Example

<p><cite><a href="http://www.tagindex.net/">TAG index</a></cite></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>
Output

TAG index

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


<p>As <cite>Ichiro</cite> said, <q>quotation text</q>.</p>
Output

As Ichiro said, quotation text.