<article> element – represents content that forms a section of content which is independent. Think in terms of a magazine article.
Usage: often used in weblogs and syndicated web pages where contents may be re-purposed or used elsewhere (on the site or other sites) .
Permitted Content: style elements and flow content. The <article> element must not be a descendant of the <address> element.
Tag omission: both start and end tag must be present.
<h2>Yes, this is WordPress</h2>
<h3>Posted on <time datetime=”2010-07-14″ pubdate>July 14, 2010</time> by Mark DuBois</h3>
<p>So, why choose WordPress, simple, it is a nice blogging platform. With the default theme for version 3.0 (twentyten), the code is also HTML 5 (just view the source code for this page). Additional comments coming soon.</p>
<p>Posted in HTML5 | Leave a comment </p>
Example page (opens in a new tab/ window – view source code):
- http://learning-html5.info/examples/BasicWeblogText.html (note: this page has no CSS styling, it is simply intended to show the overall structure of the HTML5 page).
Default display properties: display: block.
Common Attributes: typical global attributes only.
Permitted Parent Elements: any element which can contain phrasing or flow elements.