<nav> element represents a section of a page whose purpose is to provide navigation links, either within the current document or to other documents.
Common examples of navigation sections are menus, tables of contents, and indexes.
It's not necessary for all links to be contained in a <nav> element. <nav> is intended only for major block of navigation links; typically the <footer> element often has a list of links that don't need to be in a <nav> element.
The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the
<nav> tag does not support any standard attributes. See HTML Standard Attributes Reference
<nav> tag supports the global attributes described in HTML Global Attributes Reference
<nav> tag supports the event attributes described in HTML Events Reference
Last updated: Wednesday 26 Sep, 2018