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HTML <aside> Tag


Example

Display some content aside from the content it is placed in:

<p>My family and I visited The Epcot center this summer. The weather was nice, and Epcot was amazing! I had a great summer together with my family! </p>

<aside >
<h4>Epcot Center</h4 >
<p>Epcot is a theme park at Walt Disney World Resort featuring exciting attractions, international pavilions, award-winning fireworks and seasonal special events. </p>
</aside >

Definition and Usage

The <aside> tag defines some content aside from the content it is placed in.

The aside content should be indirectly related to the surrounding content.

Tip: The <aside> content is often placed as a sidebar in a document.

Note: The <aside> element does not render as anything special in a browser. However, you can use CSS to style the <aside> element (see example below).


Browser Support

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

Element
<aside> 6.0 9.0 4.0 5.0 11.1

Global Attributes

The <aside> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.


Event Attributes

The <aside> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.


More Examples

Example

Use CSS to style the <aside> element:

<html>
<head >
<style>
aside {
  width: 30%;
  padding-left : 15px;
  margin-left : 15px;
  float: right;
  font-style : italic;
  background-color : lightgray;
}
</style>
</head >
<body>

<h1>The aside element</h1 >

<p > My family and I visited The Epcot center this summer. The weather was nice, and Epcot was amazing! I had a great summer together with my family!</p >

<aside>
<p>The Epcot center is a theme park at Walt Disney World Resort featuring exciting attractions, international pavilions, award-winning fireworks and seasonal special events. </p>
</aside >

<p > My family and I visited The Epcot center this summer. The weather was nice, and Epcot was amazing! I had a great summer together with my family!</p >
<p>My family and I visited The Epcot center this summer. The weather was nice, and Epcot was amazing! I had a great summer together with my family!</p >

</body>
</html>

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Aside Object


Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <aside> element with the following default values:

aside {
  display: block;
}