HTML figure Tag

HTML <figure> Tag: The HTML figure tag describes the self-contained content. While the content of the <figure> element is related to the main flow, its position is independent of the main flow, and if removed it should not affect the flow of the document.

Example: Photos, diagrams, illustrations, code listings, etc.


This HTML<figure>tag supports both the global and the event attributes. This tag is new in HTML5.

Syntax: <figure> Text </figure>

Browser compatibility

The HTML<figure> tag is supported by different types of browsers.

  • Chrome-6.0
  • Firefox-4.0
  • Opera-11.1
  • Safari-5.0
  • Internet Explorer-9.0.


<!DOCTYPE html>
  <img src="" alt="Freshersnow" width="304" height="228">
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HTML figure tag