It is used to define a footer for a document or section. Usually includes information about the author, copyright, contact, sitemap, links to related documents...
Can be repeated within the same document but cannot be used within
<address> or another
If it contains contact information or the author, it should be done by encompassing it within
It does not contribute to the outline of the document.
It has an implicit ARIA role
contentinfo, or none if it is a descendant of an
<section> or of an element with role
To maintain compatibility with older browsers you can use the redundant formula of
- Type: block
- Self-closing: No
- Semantic value: Yes