HTML q cite attribute


A quotation with a cite attribute that specifies the source of the quotation:
<q cite="">
Life itself is a quotation, quotation is not life.

Definition and Usage

The cite attribute specifies the source of a quotation.

Browser Support

The cite attribute is not supported by any of the major browsers. However, search engines may use it to get more information about the quotation.


<q cite="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
URL The source of the quotation.Possible values:
  • An absolute URL - points to another web site (like cite="")
  • A relative URL - points to a file within a web site (like cite="example.htm")
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