<section> element represents a standalone section in a document, such as chapter, header, footer, or any other section of the document.
<p>The assignment of more than one behavior to a particular function.</p>
As an example, a navigation menu should be wrapped in a <nav> element, but a list of search results and a map display and its controls don't have specific elements, and could be put inside a
Do not use the
<section> element as a generic container; this is what <div> is for, especially when the sectioning is only for styling purposes.
The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the
<section> tag does not support any standard attributes. See HTML Standard Attributes Reference
<section> tag supports the global attributes described in HTML Global Attributes Reference
<section> tag supports the event attributes described in HTML Events Reference
Last updated: Friday 28 Sep, 2018