HTML: Figure Tag

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
used for including figures as in a book, typically a image, such as: illustration, image, photo, diagram, but can also be video, animation, table, code example, etc.
for figure caption. Must be inside figure, and must be first or last item.


<img src="i/tile_A.png" alt="tile A" width="128" height="128" />
tile A

browser shows:

tile A
tile A

Warning: the figcaption tag must be the first or last child of the figure tag.

Browser Support

As of , all major browsers support it.

As of Safari (5.0.4) and Opera (11.01) don't support it. Google Chrome (10.0.648.151), Firefox 4.0, IE9, all support it.

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