<section> element – represents a part of a document which would typically have a titlee or heading.

Usage: typically used to separate parts of our web page into “chunks.” There can be multiple sections on a given page.

Permitted Content: must not appear as a descendent of the <address> element.

Tag omission: both start and end tag must be present.

Example code:

<h3>Posted on <time datetime=”2010-08-14″ pubdate>August 14, 2010</time> by Mark DuBois</h3>


Example page (opens in a new tab/ window – view source code):

Default display properties: display: block.

Common Attributes: typical global attributes only.

Permitted Parent Elements: any element which can contain flow elements.


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